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

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Sunday 21 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A cold front just west of Tasmania will cross the state overnight then linger as a trough about the northeast through Monday, with a westerly flow to ease during the evening as a ridge extends over the state. The ridge will remain just north of Tasmania on Tuesday as a weak cold front passes just south of the state, with another cold front then expected Wednesday night.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning westerly in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 2.5 to 4 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. The chance of fog with reduced visibility. 95% chance of showers.

Monday 22 April

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots turning northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Swell
West to southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2.5 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

Tuesday 23 April

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Westerly 1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Wednesday 24 April

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 35 knots in the afternoon then turning westerly 30 to 35 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 4 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Westerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, tending southwesterly 2.5 to 4 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

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 EST Monday.

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