Storm Bay Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:10 am EDT on Monday 5 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold front clearing the state this morning is bringing a westerly stream over Tasmania today. Winds will ease later today but persist through Tuesday, tending north to northwesterly on Wednesday ahead of another approaching cold front. The cold front will cross the state during Thursday with winds shifting generally southwesterly as a result.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 6 December

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly in the middle of the day then becoming west to northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to below 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the morning.

Wednesday 7 December

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly during the morning then tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 8 December

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots shifting southwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain.

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 EDT Monday.

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