Derwent Estuary Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Saturday 27 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold front will cross Tasmania overnight, then remain near the northeast of the state tomorrow as it weakens. A ridge will extend over Tasmania later on Sunday and slowly move eastwards on Monday, while cradling a broad area of low pressure as it moves over the Bight. The low will weaken to a trough during Tuesday, with a northerly stream to develop over Tasmania directed by a high in the Tasman Sea. The trough is expected to cross Tasmania on Wednesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers in the evening.

Sunday 28 August

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly about 10 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 29 August

Winds
Northwesterly below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly in the middle of the day then northerly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 30 August

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 31 August

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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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