Lower East Coastal Waters Forecast: Wineglass Bay to Tasman Island

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Wednesday 14 November 2018.

Weather Situation

A trough lies over northeastern Tasmania, with a weakening cold front to cross the state during the day. A southerly flow will develop tomorrow, as a high over the Bight extends a ridge to the south of Tasmania. A trough will lie over Tasmania during Friday morning, with a front to brush the south of the state in the late evening.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
1st Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Thursday 15 November

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the late afternoon and evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
1st Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers in the early morning.

Friday 16 November

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

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 EDT Wednesday.

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