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

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Sunday 28 February 2021.

Weather Situation

A weak trough lies over Tasmania today. A cold front is expected to cross Tasmania on Monday afternoon, followed by a cooler southwesterly flow. A low centre passes close to the southeast of Tasmania later on Monday bringing gales to southeastern coastal areas which should ease on Tuesday morning. The southwesterly flow will persist on Tuesday and Wednesday as a high pressure system remains slow moving south of the Bight.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Monday 1 March

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for East of Flinders Island

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning then tending westerly 20 to 30 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday.
Swell
Easterly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 2 March

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 3 March

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres 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 Monday.

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