Derwent Estuary Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Friday 31 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A low and associated cold front are approaching Tasmania overnight and crossing the state during the morning, bringing a cold westerly change. The low is expected to pass south of the state early on Sunday with a high approaching from the west during the day. The high is expected to move across Tasmania during Monday as another cold front approaches the state across the Bight. This cold front is expected to cross the state late on Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower at night.

Saturday 1 November

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly 15 to 25 knots in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Sunday 2 November

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots before dawn then tending southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Monday 3 November

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the morning then tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 4 November

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to northwesterly below 10 knots during the afternoon then tending southerly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
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 EDT Saturday.

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