Storm Bay Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Thursday 21 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A high centred over Tasmania will move slowly eastwards during the day and strengthen. The high will then remain centred over the southern Tasman Sea during Friday and through the weekend, maintaining a mostly north to northeasterly airflow over Tasmania as a weakening trough approaches from the west. The trough should move into western Victoria and New South Wales on Sunday with the portion near Tasmania expected to dissipate.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming northeasterly in the middle of the day then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Friday 22 August

Winds
Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Saturday 23 August

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Sunday 24 August

Winds
Northerly about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

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 EST Thursday.

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