Derwent Estuary Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Thursday 30 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A fresh to strong and gusty northwesterly flow over Tasmania will shift westerly this evening as a cold front crosses the state. Another cold front will approach Tasmania late Friday, before crossing the state Saturday morning in a strong westerly flow. The next cold front will cross Tasmania during Sunday, with yet another cold front approaching from the southwest. This front will cross Tasmania early Monday, bringing a very cold west to southwesterly flow.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 5 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Friday 31 July

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the morning and afternoon.

Saturday 1 August

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers, with possible hail in the late morning.

Sunday 2 August

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Monday 3 August

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers, with possible hail in the morning and afternoon.

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 Friday.

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