Forecast issued at 10:10 am EDT on Monday 2 March 2015.
A ridge of high pressure lies over Tasmania, with a northerly flow to develop over the state as a high centre moves away to the east during the morning. The flow will turn northwesterly later today as a cold front approaches, with the front to weaken as it crosses the state early tomorrow. Another cold front will cross Tasmania later on Wednesday with the airstream turning southwesterly and strengthening late in the day.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening, tending west to northwesterly late evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Westerly below 0.5 metres.
- Becoming cloudy.
Tuesday 3 March
- Westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
- Westerly around 1 metre offshore.
- Partly cloudy.
Wednesday 4 March
- Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
- 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
- Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Monday.