Derwent Estuary Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Monday 24 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front will cross Tasmania during the afternoon and early evening, with the associated low to pass to the south at night. A trough will then cross the state early on Tuesday with a cold front to follow early Wednesday, and then another trough to clip the southeast of the state during Wednesday. A strengthening high over the Bight will slowly approach Tasmania, and extend a ridge over the state early on Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 10 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then west to northwesterly late in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain.

Tuesday 25 November

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly in the morning, then becoming northwesterly to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 26 November

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Thursday 27 November

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Sunny.

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 Monday.

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