Forecast issued at 4:08 pm EST on Monday 15 September 2014.
A high pressure system over Tasmania will move away to the east this evening, while a low slowly crosses Victoria. The low will move over Gippsland tomorrow morning, then away to the east of Tasmania tomorrow evening. A cold front approaching from the west is expected to cross Tasmania on Wednesday, bringing a cold and unstable southwesterly flow in its wake. A embedded trough will then cross the state during Thursday as a high slowly moves over the Bight, with the stream expected to moderate on Friday.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- North to northeasterly below 10 knots.
Tuesday 16 September
- North to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming westerly in the late evening.
Wednesday 17 September
- West to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming southwesterly in the morning then increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Thursday 18 September
- Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Friday 19 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 Tuesday.