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 Sunday 25 August 2019.

Weather Situation

Tasmania is in a westerly flow, while a cold front will pass to the south of the state tonight. The westerly stream will continue on Monday, with a weak embedded trough to cross Tasmania during the day, while winds will freshen and tend northwesterly on Tuesday as a cold front approaches from the west. This front will cross Tasmania during Wednesday, leaving a cold southerly flow in its wake.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Monday 26 August

Winds
Westerly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 27 August

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 28 August

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending west to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

Tas - BANKS STRAIGHT AND FRANKLIN SOUND Tas - CENTRAL NORTH COAST, Stanley to the Northern Tip of Flinders Is Tas - EAST OF FLINDERS ISLAND, Northern Tip of Flinders Is to St Helens Pt Tas - UPPER EAST COAST, St Helens Pt to Wineglass Bay Tas - LOWER EAST COAST, Wineglass Bay to Tasman Island Tas - SOUTHEAST COAST, Tasman Is to South East Cape Tas - SOUTHWEST COAST, South East Cape to Low Rocky Pt Tas - CENTRAL WEST COAST, Low Rocky Pt to Sandy Cape Tas - FAR NORTHWEST COAST, Sandy Cape to Stanley and King Island Vic - East Gippsland Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast Vic - Central Gippsland Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast Vic - Central Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast Vic - West Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast

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

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