Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Monday 27 June 2016.
A cold front over Tasmania will linger about the northeast during the morning before moving away to the east. A broad area of high pressure will move eastwards over the mainland, while a weak cold front clips the south of Tasmania Tuesday morning, followed by a warm front. Another front will move over the south of Tasmania early Wednesday, embedded in a westerly stream, before a weak ridge moves over the state. The stream will tend northwesterly and strengthen on Thursday ahead of a cold front to cross the west coast in the evening.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
- Partly cloudy.
Tuesday 28 June
- Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
- Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Wednesday 29 June
- Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming northwesterly below 10 knots during the day then tending northerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Thursday 30 June
- Northerly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
- Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
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 EST Monday.