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

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast updated at 8:13 am EST on Tuesday 27 September 2022.

Weather Situation

A weak trough is expected to linger over or near Tasmania today while a low pressure system moves over Victoria. The low is expected to move into the Tasman Sea to the northeast of Tasmania on Wednesday, with a cold front to brush the south of Tasmania in the evening. The front is expected to decay early Thursday then linger in the northeast, while a ridge moves to the south of the state and a high centre slowly approaches the southwest during the day.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming northerly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 28 September

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending southwesterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 29 September

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 30 September

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Wednesday.

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