Derwent Estuary Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Friday 30 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A high over the Bight will extend a ridge across Tasmania today, while an area of low pressure persists to the north. The high will move to the northwest of Tasmania during Saturday, as a cold front passes to the south, before weakening just to the west of the state on Sunday as a new high develops near the east. This high will remain to the east of Tasmania on Monday as winds tend warmer northerly over the state.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots late morning, south to southeasterly 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon, then decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to up to 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 31 October

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then east to northeasterly to 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 1 November

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 2 November

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Friday.

Product IDT12420