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

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Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Saturday 15 June 2024.

Weather Situation

For the next several days Tasmania will sit between a low pressure system over the Tasman Sea and a high pressure system to the southwest. During the weekend, the low pressure system will slowly move westwards closer to Tasmania, which will gradually increase the southerly wind flow over the state.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for South East Coast

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly 2.5 to 3 metres.
2nd Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 16 June

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for South East Coast

Winds
Southerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly 3 to 4 metres, tending southeasterly 3 to 5 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
Southwesterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Monday 17 June

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
1st Swell
Southeasterly 3 to 4 metres.
2nd Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre 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 Saturday.

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