Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Monday 31 August 2015.
An area of high pressure currently lies south of Tasmania while a broad, complex low pressure system remains slow moving over the Tasman Sea. The high will move away to the southeast today while extending a narrow ridge over Tasmania, which will weaken on Tuesday, with an area of low pressure expected to cross the Bight. The low is then expected to pass north of Tasmania on Wednesday, as a cold front approaches from the southwest, with the the low to then deepen to the northeast of Tasmania on Thursday.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- South to southeasterly below 10 knots.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower or snow.
Tuesday 1 September
- South to southwesterly below 10 knots becoming southeasterly in the middle of the day then becoming north to northeasterly in the early afternoon.
- Partly cloudy.
Wednesday 2 September
- North to northwesterly below 10 knots.
- Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.
Thursday 3 September
- West to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly during the morning.
- Cloudy. 60% chance of showers or snow.
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.