Derwent Estuary Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Saturday 1 October 2016.

Weather Situation

An area of low pressure over the south of Tasmania will move near the west of the state this evening. The low will gradually weaken during Saturday before moving to the south in the evening, with a westerly flow to develop across Tasmania. Winds will turn northerly on Sunday ahead of a cold front and associated low approaching from the west. The front will cross Tasmania early Monday, with a trough to follow late in the day in a westerly flow. Another cold front will cross Tasmania on Tuesday in a continuing westerly stream.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of rain.

Sunday 2 October

Winds
West to northwesterly below 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots before dawn then tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers at night.

Monday 3 October

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tuesday 4 October

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly 20 to 30 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% 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 4:05 pm EST Saturday.

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