Storm Bay Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Friday 25 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A high over the Tasman Sea will continue to move very slowly eastwards today and tomorrow. A low to the northwest of Tasmania will pass over King Island tonight before weakening near Flinders Island on Saturday. Another low will form to the east of Tasmania early Saturday before moving eastwards during the day allowing a narrow ridge of high pressure to move over the west. A cold front will weaken as it nears Tasmania during Sunday. A deep low over the Southern Ocean will direct a strong northwesterly flow over the state on Monday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Saturday 26 July

Winds
Mainly northwest to northeasterly to 10 knots tending southwesterly around midday then north to northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.

Sunday 27 July

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Monday 28 July

Winds
Northerly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

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 EST Friday.

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