Lower East Coastal Waters Forecast: Wineglass Bay to Tasman Island

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Forecast issued at 10:02 pm EST on Wednesday 22 May 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak trough passes to the south today while a high over Victoria moves over the Tasman Sea. The northwesterly stream will freshen over the state on Thursday and continue through Friday with an embedded trough to cross on Friday afternoon. Yet another trough is expected to cross Tasmania on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 23 May

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
South to southwesterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 24 May

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Saturday 25 May

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 5:00 am EST Thursday.

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