Far Northwest Coastal Waters Forecast: Sandy Cape to Stanley including King Island

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Monday 26 September 2022.

Weather Situation

A weak trough is expected to linger over or near Tasmania today and Tuesday while a low pressure system forms over Victoria. The low is expected to move into the Tasman Sea to the northeast of Tasmania on Wednesday, with a cold front to brush the south of Tasmania in the evening. The front is expected to decay early Thursday then linger in the northeast, while a ridge moves to the south of the state and a high centre slowly approaches the southwest during the day.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tuesday 27 September

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly early in the morning then tending south to southeasterly in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots east of King Island in the late morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Wednesday 28 September

Winds
Southerly to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 29 September

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots turning east to southeasterly 20 to 30 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
2nd Swell
Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

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 EST Tuesday.

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