Derwent Estuary Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Monday 25 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold front will cross Tasmania this evening, with a deep low to pass just to the south of the state early tomorrow morning. Another cold front and low will reach the west coast on tomorrow evening, crossing the state overnight into Wednesday. A westerly flow will persist over Tasmania during Wednesday and Thursday, with further fronts to brush the south of the state on Thursday morning and during Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Derwent Estuary

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 26 July

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Derwent Estuary

Winds
West to northwesterly 25 to 30 knots becoming westerly 15 to 25 knots early in the morning then turning northerly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Wednesday 27 July

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending southwesterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn then turning northwesterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Thursday 28 July

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly during the morning then tending northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Friday 29 July

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly 15 to 25 knots during the day and then easing to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% 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 5:00 am EST Tuesday.

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