Storm Bay Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:28 am EDT on Thursday 21 February 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak front will pass to the south of the state this morning while a high gradually moves west of King Island this evening. The high will remain to the west of Tasmania on Friday, then pass to the south during Saturday, bringing settled weather and warmer conditions on Sunday as the high moves away to the east and a northeasterly stream develops.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers during this afternoon and early evening.

Friday 22 February

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Storm Bay

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the late afternoon then increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Saturday 23 February

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the day.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 24 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 15 to 20 knots during the day then tending northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres later in the day.
Weather
Sunny.

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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