Storm Bay Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Tuesday 9 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A ridge over southern Tasmania will weaken during today as a trough moves over northeastern Tasmania. A cold front will brush the south coast of Tasmania early Wednesday before moving up the east coast during the day and weakening to a trough. This trough will persist over the northeast on Thursday as a ridge redevelops in the south, while a cold front will pass south of the Bight late Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting mainly east to southeasterly in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 10 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon then northerly to 10 knots late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening.

Thursday 11 February

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting east to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 12 February

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon, and northeasterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% 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 4:05 pm EDT Tuesday.

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