Storm Bay Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Sunday 28 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold front near the northeast of Tasmania is weakening. A ridge will extend over Tasmania later today and slowly move eastwards on Monday, while cradling a broad area of low pressure over the Bight. The low will weaken to a trough during Tuesday, with a high over the Tasman Sea to direct a northerly stream over Tasmania. The trough will cross Tasmania during Wednesday with the flow tending westerly.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots, tending west to northwesterly about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 29 August

Winds
Northwesterly about 10 knots becoming southeast to northeasterly from the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 30 August

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 31 August

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% 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 EST Sunday.

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