Storm Bay Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Monday 22 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A high will remain over the Tasman Sea today before moving over New Zealand on Tuesday and becoming slow moving. A broad trough over the mainland will extend over Tasmania during today before moving to the east of the state later Tuesday and becoming almost stationary on Wednesday. Cold fronts will cross Tasmania late Tuesday and during Thursday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning east to southeasterly to 10 knots in the morning then tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Tuesday 23 December

Winds
North to northeasterly 5 to 15 knots shifting southerly 10 to 20 knots late morning then tending southwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Wednesday 24 December

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the morning, and northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 25 December

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning, and southerly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather
Partly 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 EDT Monday.

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