Forecast issued at 10:02 pm EDT on Sunday 21 December 2014.
A high to the northeast of Tasmania will move east today, directing a northerly airflow over the state, while a weak front will pass near the south later in the day. The high will remain over the Tasman Sea on Monday then over New Zealand for the next few days. A broad trough over eastern Australia will extend over Tasmania on Tuesday but retract to the north for Wednesday and Thursday. Cold fronts will cross Tasmania late Tuesday and Thursday.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- West to southwesterly below 10 knots.
- Mostly clear.
Monday 22 December
- Variable to 10 knots tending mainly northwesterly 5 to 15 knots in the morning then variable to 10 knots again in the evening.
- Partly cloudy. The chance of fog in the early morning with reduced visibility.
Tuesday 23 December
- Northerly 10 to 15 knots shifting southwesterly below 10 knots in the late afternoon.
- Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.
Wednesday 24 December
- South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly in the afternoon.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Thursday 25 December
- North to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly during the evening.
- Partly cloudy.
Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Monday.