Storm Bay

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Storm Bay
Storm Bay is located in Tasmania
Storm Bay
Storm Bay
Location in Tasmania
Location Southeast Tasmania
Coordinates 43°10′12″S 147°26′24″E / 43.17000°S 147.44000°E / -43.17000; 147.44000Coordinates: 43°10′12″S 147°26′24″E / 43.17000°S 147.44000°E / -43.17000; 147.44000
Primary inflows River Derwent
Primary outflows Tasman Sea
Ocean/sea sources South Pacific Ocean
Basin countries Australia
Frozen never
Islands Bruny
Settlements Hobart
References [1]

The Storm Bay is a large bay in the south-east region of Tasmania, Australia. (For the bay in British Columbia, see Storm Bay (British Columbia)).

The bay is the river mouth to the Derwent River estuary and serves as the main port of Hobart, the capital city of Tasmania.

The bay is bordered by Bruny Island to the west, the South Arm Peninsula to the north, and the Tasman Peninsula to the east; with its outflow to the Tasman Sea, and thereafter to the South Pacific Ocean.

The first European to reach Storm Bay was Abel Tasman in 1642.

See also


  1. ^ "Storm Bay (TAS)". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government.
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