Storm Bay Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Friday 31 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A low and associated cold front are approaching Tasmania overnight and crossing the state during the morning, bringing a cold westerly change. The low is expected to pass south of the state early on Sunday with a high approaching from the west during the day. The high is expected to move across Tasmania during Monday as another cold front approaches the state across the Bight. This cold front is expected to cross the state late on Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower at night.

Saturday 1 November

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Storm Bay

Winds
Northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly 15 to 25 knots in the morning then increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Sunday 2 November

Winds
West to southwesterly 25 to 30 knots becoming southwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon then tending westerly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Monday 3 November

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 4 November

Winds
North to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon then becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 EDT Saturday.

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