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

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Friday 23 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight will direct a west to southwesterly flow over Tasmania. This stream will persist as the the high slowly progresses eastwards, to move over Victoria during Monday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for South East Coast

Winds
Westerly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas
3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 5 to 6 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Saturday 24 April

Gale Warning for Saturday for South East Coast

Winds
Westerly 25 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the early afternoon. Winds turning southwesterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 6 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Sunday 25 April

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 4 to 5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Monday 26 April

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 5 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% 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 EST Saturday.

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