Lower East Coastal Waters Forecast: Wineglass Bay to Tasman Island

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Tuesday 15 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough lingers in the north today, as a weak ridge forms over the south. A ridge of high pressure will then pass over the state on Wednesday, directing a northerly flow, ahead of a cold front and low to cross during Thursday morning which will bring a cooler southwesterly stream. A ridge of high pressure will follow in the evening, while a cold front moves over the Bight.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming south to southeasterly in the afternoon, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore late this afternoon and evening.

Wednesday 16 October

Winds
South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Thursday 17 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning, and northwest to northeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% 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 4:05 pm EDT Tuesday.

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