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

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Forecast issued at 10:03 am EDT on Monday 18 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A high situated to the north of Tasmania combines with a warm front to the south to produce gusty west to northwesterly winds during Monday. The stream will ease on Tuesday as another high moves over the state late in the day. Northerly winds develop during Wednesday, becoming strong and gusty in the evening, as the high moves to the east of Tasmania and a complex area of low pressure moves across the Bight.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Gale Warning for Monday for South West Coast

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots until early afternoon.
Seas
3 to 4 metres, decreasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tuesday 19 November

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for South West Coast

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning. Winds decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Swell
Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 20 November

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting northeasterly 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2.5 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the afternoon.
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 4:05 pm EDT Monday.

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