East of Flinders Island Coastal Waters Forecast: North Flinders Island to St Helens Point

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Thursday 22 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A northwesterly stream over Tasmania will strengthen tomorrow ahead of a cold front, which will cross Tasmania in the afternoon bearing a cold southwesterly flow in its wake. The flow will tend west to northwesterly on Saturday before strengthening on Sunday ahead of another front which will cross the state later in the day.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
1st Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a light shower.

Friday 23 June

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for East of Flinders Island

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots late morning then becoming westerly late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening.
2nd Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Saturday 24 June

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning westerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday.
1st Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore during the morning.
2nd Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers offshore in the late afternoon and evening, near zero chance elsewhere.

Sunday 25 June

Winds
Westerly 25 to 35 knots.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% 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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Friday.

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