Upper East Coastal Waters Forecast: St Helens Point to Wineglass Bay

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Tuesday 27 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure over southern Australia is bringing a westerly flow to Tasmania. A high centred over Victoria move over the Tasman Sea today and as a weakening cold front approaches Tasmania from the west, expected to dissipate over Tasmania on Wednesday. Another, stronger cold front is expected to cross during Thursday morning, with an active, very cold southwesterly stream to follow in its wake.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northwesterly 10 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Southerly 1 to 2 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 28 June

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 29 June

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
South to southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Possible hail in the afternoon and evening.

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.

Nearby Coastal Waters

Tas - BANKS STRAIGHT AND FRANKLIN SOUND Tas - CENTRAL NORTH COAST, Stanley to the Northern Tip of Flinders Is Tas - EAST OF FLINDERS ISLAND, Northern Tip of Flinders Is to St Helens Pt Tas - UPPER EAST COAST, St Helens Pt to Wineglass Bay Tas - LOWER EAST COAST, Wineglass Bay to Tasman Island Tas - SOUTHEAST COAST, Tasman Is to South East Cape Tas - SOUTHWEST COAST, South East Cape to Low Rocky Pt Tas - CENTRAL WEST COAST, Low Rocky Pt to Sandy Cape Tas - FAR NORTHWEST COAST, Sandy Cape to Stanley and King Island Vic - East Gippsland Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast Vic - Central Gippsland Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast Vic - Central Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast Vic - West Coast - Coastal Waters Forecast

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EST Tuesday.

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