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

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Tuesday 7 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A high to the west of Tasmania drifts over the state today bringing light winds and cold, stable conditions. The high will move away to the northeast late on Wednesday, allowing a northerly stream to develop and persist through Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly below 10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Wednesday 8 July

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 9 July

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres, tending westerly 2.5 metres during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% 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 4:05 pm EST Tuesday.

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