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

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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Friday 18 January 2019.

Weather Situation

A cold front will cross Tasmania this evening and early Saturday in a westerly flow. A high will move over the Bight Saturday morning, and extend a ridge north of Tasmania, with another high developing northeast of the state during the day. High pressure systems will remain northwest and northeast of Tasmania on Sunday and Monday, with a cold front to pass near the south of the state early Sunday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for South East Coast

Winds
Variable 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the late afternoon and evening, reaching up to 30 knots late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 19 January

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for South East Coast

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Sunday 20 January

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 21 January

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres inshore, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore.
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 EDT Saturday.

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