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

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:08 am EST on Thursday 23 May 2019.

Weather Situation

A northwesterly stream will freshen over Tasmania today and continue through Friday with an embedded trough to cross the state Friday afternoon. Yet another trough will cross Tasmania on Saturday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for South East Coast

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the south.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres inshore, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 24 May

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the far south, decreasing to 10 to 20 knots in the morning.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then to below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 3 metres inshore, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Saturday 25 May

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning, and northwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Westerly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% 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 EST Thursday.

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