Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Wednesday 26 April 2017.
A vigorous cold front is crossing Tasmania on Wednesday morning. A cold south to southwesterly airstream will follow, with a ridge of high pressure to extend to the south of Tasmania late in the day then move over the state on Thursday. A weak front will pass just to the south of Tasmania during Thursday, then a west to southwesterly flow will continue through Friday. A high over the Bight will extend a ridge over the state on Saturday afternoon.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
The chance of fog early this morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers this morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly in the middle of the day then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 15.
Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]
Thursday 27 April
Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly in the middle of the day, then west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 16.
Friday 28 April
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.
Saturday 29 April
Partly cloudy. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning, becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EST Wednesday.