Derwent Estuary Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:34 am EST on Monday 21 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A warm front over Bass Strait will slowly move south across Tasmania today as a low over the Bight moves southeast, expected to pass southwest of the state tonight with the associated cold front to then cross Tasmania early tomorrow. On Wednesday a west to northwesterly flow is expected over the state as a cold front approaches from the west, eventually crossing Thursday morning.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northwest to northeasterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.

Tuesday 22 April

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots tending westerly 10 to 20 knots early in the morning then tending northwesterly 5 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.

Wednesday 23 April

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Thursday 24 April

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then becoming northwesterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

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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