No warnings for Tasmania
Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Friday 9 October 2015.
High pressure systems lie to the east and west of Tasmania. A trough near the northeast of the state will move away tonight, with another trough to develop over Bass Strait early tomorrow then extend over Tasmania during the day. A cold front will approach Tasmania on Sunday, crossing the state in the evening. An associated trough will linger near the northeast and Bass Strait on Monday, while a high over the Bight will extend a ridge over Tasmania later on Monday. This ridge is expected to persist through Tuesday.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- Variable below 10 knots.
- Mostly clear.
Saturday 10 October
- North to northwesterly below 10 knots.
- Mostly sunny morning. 30% chance of a shower in the afternoon and early evening.
Sunday 11 October
- West to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming southwesterly in the evening.
- The chance of fog in the early morning with reduced visibility. Mostly sunny day.
Monday 12 October
- South to southwesterly about 10 knots.
- Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Tuesday 13 October
- West to southwesterly below 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly during the morning.
- The chance of morning fog with reduced visibility. Mostly sunny day.
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 Saturday.