Derwent Estuary Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Thursday 18 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front crossing Tasmania will move away to the east this evening. A high over the Bight will extend a ridge towards Tasmania tomorrow, with a front to approach the southwest late. The high will pass to the north of Tasmania on Saturday as the cold front crosses the state during the morning. Another weak front will cross southern Tasmania later on Sunday, with a ridge to extend over the state early on Monday. A trough over Victoria is expected to extend south towards Tasmania later on Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting southwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Friday 19 December

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to northwesterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Becoming cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon.

Saturday 20 December

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southeasterly in the middle of the day then tending east to southeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Sunday 21 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Monday 22 December

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting east to northeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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 Friday.

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