Derwent Estuary Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Thursday 28 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will remain centred near New Zealand throughout the forecast period, while a low will persist off the New South Wales coast until Saturday. A stationary trough just to the southwest of Tasmania will weaken during today. A cold front will weaken to the west of Tasmania late Saturday before crossing the state as a trough during Sunday, ahead of a another front Sunday evening.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots, mainly northwesterly till midday.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.

Friday 29 August

Winds
Variable to 10 knots, mainly northwesterly till midday.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.

Saturday 30 August

Winds
North to northwesterly below 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Sunday 31 August

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

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 Thursday.

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