Channel Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Monday 27 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A west to northwesterly stream persists over Tasmania as a high over the Bight slowly moves eastwards, with a trough near the east coast decaying during Monday. The high will enter the Tasman Sea on Thursday and extend a ridge over Tasmania.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers during the morning and afternoon.

Tuesday 28 January

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Wednesday 29 January

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 30 January

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly in the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Monday.

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