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Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Tuesday 20 November 2018.

Weather Situation

A cold front will reach western Tasmania this evening, cross the state overnight then move to the east Wednesday morning. A complex area of low pressure will develop around Tasmania later Wednesday and early Thursday, with several low centres forming close to the state. This complex area of low pressure will consolidate to the east of Tasmania on Friday, then slowly weaken as it moves away to the east on Saturday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain.

Wednesday 21 November

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the late morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain.

Thursday 22 November

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain.

Friday 23 November

Winds
Southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain.

Saturday 24 November

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% 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.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Wednesday.

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