Storm Bay Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 8 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A high to the south of Tasmania will move to the east over the Tasman Sea today, with the flow tending northerly during the day. The high will remain near stationary over the Tasman Sea on Thursday, with a cold front weakening as it approaches the state. A trough will cross Tasmania on Friday, followed by a cold front crossing the state on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 5 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 9 July

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 10 July

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 11 July

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming west to northwesterly about 10 knots in the morning, then tending southwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% 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 4:05 pm EST Wednesday.

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