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

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Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Saturday 22 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A trough approaches Tasmania today embedded in a freshening northwesterly stream. A cold front approaches late this evening and will cross Tasmania on Sunday, with a cool southwesterly flow to follow in its wake. This flow will ease through Monday as a narrow ridge approaches from the west.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for East of Flinders Island

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 23 July

Gale Warning for Sunday for East of Flinders Island

Winds
West to northwesterly 25 to 40 knots turning south to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore during the morning.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning.

Monday 24 July

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 EST Saturday.

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