Storm Bay Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Monday 27 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front crossed Tasmania during Monday bringing a warm, strong and gusty northerly flow tending westerly in its wake during the evening. A west to northwesterly flow will persist through Tuesday, with the next cold front to cross the state during Wednesday. A trough will weaken over western Tasmania on Thursday, while a high over the Bight slowly extends a ridge towards the state later in the day and on Friday.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Tuesday 28 March

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 29 March

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots shifting southerly 20 to 30 knots in the late afternoon then tending southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening.

Thursday 30 March

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 31 March

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
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 EDT Tuesday.

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