Derwent Estuary Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Tuesday 3 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A cold front weakens as it crosses the state this morning. Another cold front will cross Tasmania tomorrow with the westerly airstream strengthening later in the day. A trough will cross Tasmania early Thursday with the strong westerly flow to be maintained as a warm front approaches the state from the southwest. This front will cross southern Tasmania Friday morning embedded in the westerly flow.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower this morning.

Wednesday 4 March

Winds
Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Thursday 5 March

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Friday 6 March

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots becoming northwesterly about 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 4:05 pm EDT Tuesday.

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