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

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Saturday 19 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A high in the Tasman Sea moves east during Saturday as a mild northeasterly flow develops. The flow will tend northerly on Sunday, before turning west to northwesterly behind a cold front, crossing Monday morning. Northwesterly flow remains throughout Monday as a complex low pressure system to the southwest of Tasmania on Monday moves south.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers inshore. The chance of fog offshore this afternoon with reduced visibility.

Sunday 20 September

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for East of Flinders Island

Winds
Northeasterly 20 to 25 knots turning northerly 15 to 25 knots during the morning and early afternoon then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the morning and early afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Northeasterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Monday 21 September

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
Northeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

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 4:05 pm EST Saturday.

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