Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Saturday 28 May 2016.
A broad area of low pressure lies to the east of Tasmania, directing a southerly flow over the state with an embedded trough to cross later today. This flow will ease on Sunday as a ridge approaches from the west, expected to move over Tasmania on Monday, then slowly east over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 5 and 9.
No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low]
Sunday 29 May
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly early in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 10.
Monday 30 May
Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 11.
Tuesday 31 May
Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 4 and zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 11.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EST Saturday.