Derwent Estuary Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 18 September 2019.

Weather Situation

A high in the Tasman Sea will strengthen today, directing a freshening north to northeasterly flow over the state, until winds shift northwesterly later Friday as a trough crosses the state from the west. A cold front is expected to follow early Saturday, bring cooler westerly winds over Tasmania.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly in the late afternoon then becoming north to northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 19 September

Winds
Northerly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 20 September

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 21 September

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then tending west to northwesterly during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

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 EST Wednesday.

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