South East Coastal Waters Forecast: Tasman Island to South East Cape

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Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Sunday 5 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A cold front and low pressure system will pass through Bass Strait this morning, while a a complex area of low pressure to the south of Tasmania directs a westerly flow over the state. A high will move south of the Bight during Monday and Tuesday, directing an easing west to southwesterly flow over Tasmania.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for South East Coast

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres by early evening.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
2nd Swell
East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers, with possible hail from the late morning.

Monday 6 April

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for South East Coast

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 5 metres.
2nd Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers in the early morning.

Tuesday 7 April

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
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 EST Sunday.

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