Derwent Estuary Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:15 am EDT on Tuesday 19 February 2019.

Weather Situation

Westerly winds will continue across Tasmania today as a high moves into the Bight and extends a ridge to the north of the state. Winds turn northwesterly early on Wednesday ahead of a front that will cross the state during the day, bringing a cooler westerly change. A west to southwesterly stream will gradually ease over Tasmania during Thursday, as the high approaches from the west. A front will cross the state during Friday with a cooler southerly flow to follow.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots becoming northwesterly below 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 20 February

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending westerly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day then becoming northwesterly about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 21 February

Winds
Northwesterly about 10 knots tending westerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Friday 22 February

Winds
Northwesterly below 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly during the morning.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
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 Tuesday.

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