Forecast issued at 4:06 pm EST on Wednesday 27 May 2015.
A weakening front will cross Tasmania this evening, embedded in a northwesterly stream, with another cold front expected to cross the state tomorrow. A more substantial cold front will approach from the Bight late on Friday before crossing the state on Saturday as a low passes to the south of Tasmania. Yet another cold front will then cross during Sunday.
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
- Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly in the late evening.
- Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Thursday 28 May
Small Craft Alert for Thursday for Central Plateau Lakes
- Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots. Winds may reach up to 25 knots in the late morning and afternoon.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of showers or snow.
Friday 29 May
- West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
- Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers or snow.
Saturday 30 May
- Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending westerly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
- Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Sunday 31 May
- Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
- Cloudy. 40% 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 5:00 am EST Thursday.