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 24 September 2019.

Weather Situation

A cold front approaching from the southwest will cross the state this morning. A high over the Bight will move near Adelaide and extend a ridge over Tasmania early Wednesday. As the high passes to the north, then away to the east on Thursday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for South West Coast

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots tending southwesterly early morning, decreasing to 15 to 25 knots by early afternoon.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Wednesday 25 September

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Thursday 26 September

Winds
Westerly 20 to 25 knots turning northwesterly 25 to 35 knots during the morning.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 2.5 to 4 metres offshore during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% 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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