Derwent Estuary Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:19 pm EST on Friday 23 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front is crossing the state in this afternoon and evening, bringing a cold southwesterly flow in its wake. The flow will tend west to northwesterly on Saturday before strengthening on Sunday ahead of another front which will cross Tasmania later in the day. A southwesterly flow will slowly ease on Monday as a high moves to the north of Tasmania. The flow will tend northwesterly and strengthen on Tuesday as another cold front approaches Tasmania late Tuesday evening.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Saturday 24 June

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Sunday 25 June

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots for a period in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Monday 26 June

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Tuesday 27 June

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 Saturday.

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