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

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Tuesday 10 December 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough will linger about the north of Tasmania today as a ridge extends from the Bight over the remainder of the state. The ridge and trough will weaken during Wednesday with cold fronts to move over Tasmania late Wednesday and Thursday morning. A high will remain almost stationary over the Bight on Friday as a trough near the northeast of Tasmania weakens, while a warm front will cross southern parts of the state during the day.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 11 December

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then tending north to northwesterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres near Eddystone Point during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending southeasterly below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 12 December

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 25 knots before shifting southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Swell
East to southeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 13 December

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending northwest to southwesterly during the morning then tending westerly 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
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.

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 Wednesday.

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