Derwent Estuary Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Friday 23 February 2024.

Weather Situation

A cool west to southwesterly airstream persists over Tasmania today. A high pressure system will move over Bass Strait on Saturday, then a weak cold front will cross Tasmania during Sunday evening. Another high should pass over Tasmania during Monday before becoming slow moving over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Saturday 24 February

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southeasterly in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 25 February

Winds
West to northwesterly below 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day, and shifting southwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Becoming cloudy.

Monday 26 February

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending southerly during the afternoon then becoming variable below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 27 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then becoming north to northeasterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Saturday.

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