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

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Saturday 17 November 2018.

Weather Situation

A trough currently over northeastern Tasmania will move west over Bass Strait today as a high pressure system moves just west of the state, before passing just south to the state overnight. The high will then continue moving southeast on Sunday and Monday while maintaining a ridge to the north over the Tasman Sea, which will combine with a trough approaching from the west to direct a warming, freshening northerly flow over Tasmania.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of light showers.

Sunday 18 November

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then northeasterly 10 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 19 November

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Westerly 2 to 2.5 metres, tending southwesterly 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 4:05 pm EDT Saturday.

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