Storm Bay Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Saturday 25 May 2019.

Weather Situation

A series of low pressure systems will move to the south of Tasmania tonight, Sunday evening and during Tuesday. These lows are bringing cold fronts over the state on Sunday night, early Tuesday and on Wednesday. Cold and fresh to strong and gusty southwest to northwesterly winds prevail over the coming days before shifting to an even cooler southerly on Wednesday with a high pressure centre establishing south of the Bight.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Sunday 26 May

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Storm Bay

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots becoming northwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the late afternoon then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Monday 27 May

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southwesterly 25 to 30 knots in the middle of the day then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday, then decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers, with possible small hail in the morning.

Tuesday 28 May

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers, with possible small hail.

Wednesday 29 May

Winds
Northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning then tending southerly 25 to 30 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers, with possible small hail.

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 Sunday.

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