No warnings for Tasmania
Forecast issued at 4:06 pm EST on Friday 29 August 2014.
A high pressure system centred near New Zealand currently extends a ridge over Tasmania, while a low lies over the Tasman Sea. The ridge will move to the east of Tasmania tomorrow, as a cold front slowly crosses the Bight. The front will approach the west of Tasmania late Sunday before crossing the state on Monday, producing a cold southerly change. The flow will then ease on Tuesday as another high moves over South Australia and extends a ridge just west of the state.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- North to northwesterly below 10 knots.
Saturday 30 August
- North to northwesterly 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday 31 August
- North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Monday 1 September
- North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the day then becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Tuesday 2 September
- Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
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 EST Saturday.