Storm Bay Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Saturday 1 October 2016.

Weather Situation

A low near the southwest coast of Tasmania will move away to the southeast this evening. The westerly flow over Tasmania will turn northerly on Sunday ahead of a cold front approaching from the west. The front will cross Tasmania late Sunday and early Monday, with a trough to follow later on Monday. Further cold fronts are expected to cross during Tuesday and Wednesday embedded in a generally westerly stream.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Sunday 2 October

Winds
Westerly 10 to 20 knots turning north to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of light rain in the late afternoon and evening.

Monday 3 October

Winds
Northeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning north to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

Tuesday 4 October

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning westerly 25 to 30 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Wednesday 5 October

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots tending west to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% 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 5:00 am EDT Sunday.

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