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

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Forecast issued at 10:20 am EDT on Monday 18 February 2019.

Weather Situation

Westerly winds persist behind a cold front clearing to the east this morning, and through Tuesday. Another front will cross Tasmania during Wednesday, as a low passes well to the south and a high builds over the Bight.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for East of Flinders Island

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning westerly 20 to 25 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 19 February

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

Wednesday 20 February

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
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 4:05 pm EDT Monday.

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