Derwent Estuary Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Sunday 26 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A high lies over and to the east of Tasmania and will slowly track eastwards over the Tasman Sea before becoming stationary on Monday. The high will near New Zealand on Tuesday and Wednesday, maintaining a period of settled weather over Tasmania. Another high will move south of the Bight on Wednesday before stalling as a trough approaches the west of Tasmania.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly about 10 knots tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 27 February

Winds
North to northwesterly below 10 knots tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 28 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots for a time in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 1 March

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
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 4:05 pm EDT Sunday.

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