Derwent Estuary Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Sunday 19 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A high to the east of Tasmania will remain stationery through until Tuesday, when it will begin to slowly move eastward late as a trough and cold front move over the Bight. The trough and front will move eastwards towards Tasmania during Wednesday with a low to form south of South Australia as the high moves over New Zealand. The low will move slowly eastwards on Thursday maintaining a northerly flow over Tasmania.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending variable to 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Monday 20 November

Winds
Variable about 10 knots, mainly northwesterly, becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots from late morning then decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 21 November

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southeasterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 22 November

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending easterly 15 to 20 knots during the day then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 23 November

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southerly during the afternoon then becoming south to southwesterly about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Monday.

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