Storm Bay Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Tuesday 10 December 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough will linger about the north of Tasmania today as a ridge extends from the Bight over the remainder of the state. The ridge and trough will weaken during Wednesday with cold fronts to move over Tasmania late Wednesday and Thursday morning. A high will remain almost stationary over the Bight on Friday as a trough near the northeast of Tasmania weakens, while a warm front will cross southern parts of the state during the day. On Saturday, the high to the northwest will remain the dominant feature until a cold front approaches the state late in the day.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots shifting northerly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 11 December

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to below 10 knots before dawn then becoming south to southeasterly in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the afternoon and evening.

Thursday 12 December

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then tending southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers in the morning and afternoon.

Friday 13 December

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly below 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Saturday 14 December

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Wednesday.

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