South West Coastal Waters Forecast: South East Cape to Low Rocky Point

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Thursday 20 June 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system to the west of Tasmania and a low over the Tasman Sea combine to direct a cold south to southwesterly stream over Tasmania today and Friday. The high will approach Tasmania during Saturday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly in the late morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Friday 21 June

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Saturday 22 June

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres.
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 4:05 pm EST Thursday.

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