Derwent Estuary Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Saturday 26 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak high pressure ridge will cross Tasmania from the west tonight. A northwest flow is expected over the state tomorrow ahead of an approaching front which will dissipate over Tasmania overnight Sunday. A stronger cold front will approach during Monday and cross Tuesday with another front to follow in a vigorous west to northwest flow with a very deep low passing well south of the Bight. Yet another front will approach the Tasmanian west coast late on Wednesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.

Sunday 27 July

Winds
North to northwesterly below 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Monday 28 July

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Tuesday 29 July

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Wednesday 30 July

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
Around 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 5:00 am EST Sunday.

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