Storm Bay Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:02 am EST on Thursday 28 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A deep low well south of the Bight is slowly moving eastwards, with a series of cold fronts spinning out of this low. One of these fronts will cross Tasmania this afternoon, with the following westerly flow to then shift northwesterly on Friday ahead of another, stronger cold front on Saturday. The flow will then shift very cold southwesterly on Sunday as another front crosses the state and the low passes well to the south.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots turning northwesterly in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. 50% chance of rain during this afternoon and evening.

Friday 29 May

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Saturday 30 May

Winds
North to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon, and north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Sunday 31 May

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% 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 Thursday.

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