Derwent Estuary Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Monday 30 March 2020.

Weather Situation

A trough lies near the east of Tasmania, embedded in a westerly stream. An area of high pressure will lie to the north and east of Tasmania on Tuesday. A trough will slide to the south of Tasmania Wednesday morning, with a ridge to move southwards across the state during the day as a trough strengthens over the mainland. Highs will consolidate over the Tasman Sea Thursday morning while a low will develop over Victoria before moving near the east of Tasmania later in the day. The low will move away to the south Friday morning as an area of low pressure moves to the west of the state and winds tend northerly.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 31 March

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 1 April

Winds
North to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming southerly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 2 April

Winds
Southwesterly below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly during the morning then becoming south to southwesterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain.

Friday 3 April

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Tuesday.

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