Storm Bay Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:03 pm EST on Tuesday 28 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A broad area of high pressure lies over the Mainland and directs a west to northwesterly stream over Tasmania. A front will clip the south of Tasmania during Wednesday morning, then the stream will tend more northerly late on Wednesday as several fronts cross the Bight. The first front will weaken to a trough and cross Tasmania Thursday afternoon followed by a cold front in the evening, with a westerly stream over the state on Friday and Saturday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Wednesday 29 June

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Thursday 30 June

Winds
Northerly 20 to 25 knots increasing to 25 to 30 knots early in the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Friday 1 July

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Saturday 2 July

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northerly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Wednesday.

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