Derwent Estuary Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Saturday 23 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A high is centred to the northwest of Tasmania and will slowly move eastward today with a new high centre to form to the northeast early Sunday. The high to the northeast will become dominant later Sunday and almost stationary with a warm front to clip the south of the state during Monday. An area of high pressure over Tasmania will move slowly to the east on Tuesday as a cold front crosses the Bight.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southwest to northwesterly 5 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly in the afternoon then northwesterly around 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 24 May

Winds
West to northwesterly to 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly from early afternoon then north to northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 25 May

Winds
North to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming westerly during the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 26 May

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 4:05 pm EST Saturday.

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