No warnings for Tasmania
Forecast issued at 5:01 am EDT on Monday 22 December 2014.
A high will remain over the Tasman Sea today before moving over New Zealand on Tuesday and becoming slow moving. A broad trough over the mainland will extend over Tasmania during today before moving to the east of the state later Tuesday and becoming almost stationary on Wednesday. Cold fronts will cross Tasmania late Tuesday and during Thursday.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- South to southwesterly 5 to 15 knots becoming variable to 10 knots in the morning then east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
- Up to 1 metre.
- Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Tuesday 23 December
- North to northeasterly 5 to 15 knots shifting south to southwesterly 10 to 20 knots in the late morning then tending west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday.
- Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Wednesday 24 December
- West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning.
- Below 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy.
Thursday 25 December
- Variable about 10 knots becoming southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then tending southwesterly during the evening.
- Around 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.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Monday.