Storm Bay Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:04 pm EST on Saturday 23 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold southwesterly airstream will ease over Tasmania overnight as a ridge of high pressure extends over the state. The ridge will move east during tomorrow, while a trough and low approach the northwest of the state in the evening. A cold front will cross Tasmania early on Monday, with a more significant front to cross Monday evening and an associated low to pass just to the south of the state early on Tuesday. Another cold front nears the west coast on Tuesday night, crossing the state early Wednesday, with yet another front to cross southern Tasmania on Wednesday afternoon.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Storm Bay

Winds
West to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots.
Seas
2.5 to 3 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower, with possible hail.

Sunday 24 July

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning northerly 10 to 20 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 25 July

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly in the morning then northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers in the evening.

Tuesday 26 July

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots turning northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre later in the day.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Wednesday 27 July

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly during the morning then increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% 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 EST Sunday.

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