Storm Bay Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Monday 23 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies to the north of Tasmania, with a high centre to develop over the eastern mainland today. The ridge will weaken on Tuesday, with a trough to lie near the north of Tasmania during the day. The ridge will move over Tasmania early on Wednesday, as the trough weakens and a low passes to the north. The ridge will remain over the state on Thursday with light winds prevailing before a freshening northerly flow develops on Friday ahead of a cold front to the west of Tasmania.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Easterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tuesday 24 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots before dawn then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Wednesday 25 October

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a light shower.

Thursday 26 October

Winds
East to southeasterly below 10 knots becoming northeasterly during the morning then increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a light shower.

Friday 27 October

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
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 Tuesday.

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