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

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Monday 21 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A high over the east coast of Australia and a low near Adelaide will slowly track eastwards today, whilst weakening. A northwesterly stream will continue into Tuesday as a cold front approaches Tasmania from the west. The front will weaken as it crosses the state on Wednesday morning, followed by a west to southwesterly stream. A trough will approach the west coast in the evening.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
1st Swell
Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore.

Tuesday 22 August

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 23 August

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

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 Monday.

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