Storm Bay Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Sunday 26 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A high over the Tasman Sea is slowly tracking eastwards but will become stationary during Monday. The high will remain almost stationary near New Zealand on Tuesday and Wednesday, maintaining a period of settled weather over Tasmania. Another high will move south of the Bight on Wednesday, then to the west of Tasmania on Thursday with a trough to cross the state during the day before moving to the north in the evening.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Monday 27 February

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots from late morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 28 February

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 1 March

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon then tending south to southwesterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 2 March

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Monday.

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