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View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Sunday 25 August 2019.

Weather Situation

Tasmania is in a westerly flow, while a cold front will pass to the south of the state tonight. The westerly stream will continue on Monday, with a weak embedded trough to cross Tasmania during the day, while winds will freshen and tend northwesterly on Tuesday as a cold front approaches from the west. This front will cross Tasmania during Wednesday, leaving a cold southerly flow in its wake. A high to the west will extend a ridge over Tasmania Thursday morning, with a high centre to develop over the state later in the day.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming north to northwesterly about 10 knots later in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 26 August

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to northwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming north to northwesterly about 10 knots late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 27 August

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 28 August

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Thursday 29 August

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Monday.

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