Forecast issued at 10:01 pm EDT on Sunday 29 March 2015.
An area of high pressure lies to the north of Tasmania while a cold front over the state will weaken out tonight. The high to the north of Tasmania will produce a westerly flow over the state on Monday, while the high will consolidate and move over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday with the flow tending northwesterly ahead of a cold front. This front will cross Tasmania during Wednesday with an associated low to pass to the south of the state. A high will approach the west of Tasmania on Thursday and weaken with a new high centre to develop east of the state during the day.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- Northwesterly below 10 knots.
Monday 30 March
- West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly below 10 knots in the afternoon.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Tuesday 31 March
- North to northwesterly below 10 knots.
Wednesday 1 April
- Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
- Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Thursday 2 April
- South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly during the 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 Monday.