Derwent Estuary Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Monday 6 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A high lies to the southwest of Tasmania while a trough over Bass Strait will move slowly northward during today as an associated low remains to the northwest of the state. The low will weaken on Tuesday as the high passes to the south of Tasmania. The high will move to the east of Tasmania during Wednesday and remain there on Thursday, with a cold front to cross the Bight on Wednesday before weakening as it approaches Tasmania late Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots for a period in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower later tonight.

Tuesday 7 July

Winds
Southerly 5 to 15 knots becoming southeasterly to 10 knots late morning then northwest to northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 8 July

Winds
Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 9 July

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the day.
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 EST Monday.

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