Derwent Estuary Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Monday 24 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front will clear Tasmania this evening, with the associated low to pass to the south tonight. A trough will cross the state early on Tuesday with a cold front to follow early Wednesday, with a high to build over the state by late Wednesday. This high will remain the dominant feature for Thursday and Friday as a secondary centre develops over the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the evening.

Tuesday 25 November

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Derwent Estuary

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 20 to 30 knots early in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots by the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Wednesday 26 November

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots tending southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots towards evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Thursday 27 November

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southwesterly during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 28 November

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Tuesday.

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