Forecast issued at 5:18 am EST on Saturday 25 May 2013.
A complex low pressure system over the northwestern Tasman Sea is moving east-southeast and weakening as a strong high pressure system moves towards the Bass Strait strengthening a ridge across New South Wales. The high will move east of Tasmania later on Monday and then it is expected to continue moving east towards New Zealand maintaining the ridge to the northwest of the state.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Sunny. Patches of light morning frost. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 18.
No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]
Sunday 26 May
Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.
Monday 27 May
Areas of frost and patchy fog in the morning. Sunny day. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around minus 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.
Tuesday 28 May
Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Saturday.