Storm Bay Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Saturday 21 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A high will pass to the north of Tasmania today, then remain slow moving over the Tasman Sea during Sunday and Monday. A cold front will approach Tasmania late on Monday, then cross the state early on Tuesday, with a cooler southwesterly stream to follow. On Wednesday, a high over the Bight will extend a ridge to the north of Tasmania.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 22 January

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day then tending southerly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 23 January

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then turning south to southwesterly below 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower at night.

Tuesday 24 January

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending westerly 15 to 25 knots early morning. Winds reaching 30 knots late morning and early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 50% chance of showers.

Wednesday 25 January

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending westerly during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Mostly 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 5:00 am EDT Sunday.

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