Storm Bay Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Thursday 11 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A trough will linger near Flinders Island and Bass Strait during today, as a high over the Bight extends a ridge over the south of Tasmania. The high will move out to the east of the state later tomorrow, as a cold front moves over waters south of the Bight. The front will cross Tasmania during Saturday evening, bringing a westerly airstream that will persist through Sunday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower later tonight.

Friday 12 February

Winds
Variable below 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then shifting northeast to southeasterly in the afternoon. Winds tending south to southwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the early morning.

Saturday 13 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon, tending southwesterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Sunday 14 February

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% 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.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Thursday.

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