Storm Bay Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Monday 8 March 2021.

Weather Situation

A trough over Tasmania will gradually move to the east today as a weak front passes to the south this evening. Another front will cross the south of Tasmania on Tuesday, quickly followed by a ridge extending from a high south of the Bight. The high moves from the west to the east of the state on Wednesday. On Thursday, the high remains over the Tasman Sea with a trough extending from Victoria into Bass Strait.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 9 March

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 10 March

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending westerly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 11 March

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then becoming south to southwesterly about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 4:05 pm EDT Monday.

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