Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Wednesday 25 November 2015.
A cold front will cross Tasmania this evening followed by a trough tomorrow morning. A cold west to southwesterly stream will prevail on Thursday, then ease during Friday as a high over the Bight extends a ridge to the north of Tasmania. A trough is expected to cross the state during Saturday evening, then a weak ridge of high pressure should develop over the north of Tasmania on Sunday.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
Small Craft Alert for Wednesday for Central Plateau Lakes
- Northerly 20 to 25 knots turning westerly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of rain.
Thursday 26 November
Small Craft Alert for Thursday for Central Plateau Lakes
- Westerly 15 to 20 knots. Winds may reach up to 25 knots during the afternoon.
- Partly cloudy. 80% chance of snow showers, with possible hail.
Friday 27 November
- Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
- Cloudy. 50% chance of showers or snow in the morning.
Saturday 28 November
- West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Sunday 29 November
- West to southwesterly below 10 knots.
- Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
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 Thursday.