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

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Forecast issued at 4:07 pm EST on Friday 26 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A strong and gusty west to southwesterly flow will persist over Tasmania, with an embedded front to cross the state during Saturday afternoon. A cold front will cross Tasmania early on Sunday, with winds expected to ease later on Sunday as a high near Adelaide moves slowly east. The high will pass over Victoria on Monday, then move away east over the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Gale Warning for Friday for East of Flinders Island

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Saturday 27 April

Gale Warning for Saturday for East of Flinders Island

Winds
Southwesterly 25 to 30 knots turning westerly during the morning. Winds reaching up to 35 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy.

Sunday 28 April

Winds
Westerly 30 to 35 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 29 April

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly during the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 EST Saturday.

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