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

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Monday 17 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system to the west of Tasmania will move to the south of the south of the state on Tuesday, with winds to tend easterly later in the day as a trough develops west of the state. The trough will remain to the west of Tasmania on Wednesday, as the high moves to the southeast, before moving over the state during Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the late evening. Winds tending southeast to southwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
Northeasterly 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 18 December

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore early in the morning. Winds tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Wednesday 19 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the evening.

Thursday 20 December

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
1st Swell
South to southeasterly around 1 metre.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% 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

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 EDT Tuesday.

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