Forecast issued at 10:12 am EDT on Saturday 28 March 2015.
A high pressure system will pass to the north of Tasmania today with a ridge crossing the state. A cold front crossing the Bight will result in a freshening northwesterly stream tonight with the front is expected to cross Tasmania during Sunday. A high will remain to the north of Tasmania on Monday, resulting in a westerly flow over the state. The high moves to the northeast of the state on Tuesday, with the flow tending northwesterly ahead of another front.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- West to northwesterly to 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly early evening then west to northwesterly in the late evening.
- Cloud clearing.
Sunday 29 March
- Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly 10 to 20 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to 5 to 15 knots in the evening.
- Cloudy. The chance of fog in the early morning with reduced visibility. 60% chance of showers.
Monday 30 March
- Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Tuesday 31 March
- Westerly below 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly during the morning.
- Mostly sunny.
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 4:05 pm EDT Saturday.