Derwent Estuary Forecast

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

Weather Situation

A high to the east of Tasmania will move only slowly eastwards over the next couple of days. A trough over Tasmania will weaken during today, with a northeasterly airflow to develop over the state this evening before freshening on Monday ahead of a cold front which will cross the state during the afternoon. A west to northwesterly flow will follow and will persist through Tuesday. The next cold front will cross Tasmania during Wednesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then turning northeasterly 5 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 27 March

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Derwent Estuary

Winds
Northerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots during the morning and to 20 to 30 knots in the middle of the day then tending northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

Tuesday 28 March

Winds
Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 29 March

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly during the day then northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% 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 4:05 pm EDT Sunday.

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