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

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Wednesday 20 October 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system moves east into the Tasman Sea bringing a warmer northeasterly wind flow over the state today and Thursday. A trough slowly crosses Tasmania on Friday bringing a southwesterly wind change, and is followed by a cold front Saturday morning. A high pressure system forms in the Bight during Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for South East Coast

Winds
Northeasterly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 21 October

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for South East Coast

Winds
Northeasterly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Friday 22 October

Winds
North to northeasterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the morning then turning west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening.
2nd Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Saturday 23 October

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
Northeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% 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 5:00 am EDT Thursday.

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