Forecast issued at 4:06 pm EDT on Sunday 29 March 2015.
An area of high pressure lies to the north of Tasmania while a cold front over the state will weaken out tonight. The high to the north of Tasmania will produce a westerly flow over the state on Monday, while the high will consolidate and move over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday with the flow tending northwesterly ahead of a cold front. This front will cross Tasmania during Wednesday with an associated low to pass to the south of the state.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
- 1.5 to 2 metres.
- Westerly below 1 metre.
- Mostly clear.
Monday 30 March
- West to northwesterly 10 to 20 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon.
Tuesday 31 March
- Westerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly in the late afternoon.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
- Westerly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.
Wednesday 1 April
- North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then turning westerly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
- West to northwesterly below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 50% 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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