Derwent Estuary Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:14 pm EST on Sunday 24 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A trough with embedded low pressures centres lies to the south and west of Tasmania. The trough will move the state overnight and early on Monday morning, with an cold front to cross later in the morning bringing a colder southwesterly stream. The stream will tend westerly on Tuesday as a high across over Victoria. The high is expected to move over the Tasman Sea early Wednesday, while an area of low pressure over the Bight will approach Tasmania on Wednesday evening, then move over the state early on Thursday and away to the east later in the day.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 5 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Monday 25 September

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tuesday 26 September

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming north to northwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower in the morning.

Wednesday 27 September

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then turning north to northwesterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Thursday 28 September

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending westerly during the morning then becoming variable below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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 5:00 am EST Monday.

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