Derwent Estuary Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Saturday 8 August 2020.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Southern Ocean extends a ridge across Tasmania which will persist throughout the weekend, directing a south to southeasterly flow over the state. The centre of the high will slowly drift eastwards and cross Tasmania during Monday, then move to the east early Tuesday, allowing a northerly stream to develop.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Variable to 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Sunday 9 August

Winds
Variable about 10 knots, mainly westerly in the morning then east to southeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 10 August

Winds
West to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly during the afternoon then becoming northerly during the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 11 August

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EST Saturday.

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