Storm Bay Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:08 am EDT on Tuesday 27 January 2015.

Weather Situation

Highs are centred to the west and east of Tasmania. The high to the east will weaken today while the high to the west moves slowly closer to the southwest of Tasmania. A cold front will brush the south of Tasmania this afternoon. The high will move only very slowly southeastwards on Wednesday as a low develops to the northeast of the state, with winds tending southeasterly. The high will move to the south of Tasmania on Thursday and remain there on Friday, with southeasterly winds persisting as the low strengthens to the northeast and becomes very slow moving.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly to 10 knots tending southerly 10 to 20 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Wednesday 28 January

Winds
Southerly 10 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Thursday 29 January

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Friday 30 January

Winds
South to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Seas
2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain.

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 Tuesday.

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