Derwent Estuary Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:28 am EST on Tuesday 18 June 2019.

Weather Situation

A fresh to strong northwesterly stream will shift cooler southwesterly during today as a cold front crosses Tasmania and an associated low passes near the south. A ridge of high pressure will move to the west of Tasmania this evening, associated with a high over the Bight, before weakening during Wednesday. A high centred to the west of Tasmania, combined with a low near the south of New Zealand, will maintain a southwesterly flow over the state on Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Derwent Estuary

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots shifting southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers, with possible hail in the evening.

Wednesday 19 June

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Derwent Estuary

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots early in the morning. Winds decreasing to 10 to 20 knots during the afternoon then tending westerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 20 June

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 21 June

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers, with possible hail in the morning.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EST Tuesday.

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