Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Sunday 26 March 2017.
A high over the Tasman Sea will shift northwards tomorrow, as a cold front crosses Tasmania. A warm, strong and gusty northerly flow over Tasmania ahead of the front, followed by a westerly change tomorrow afternoon. The west to northwesterly flow will persist through Tuesday, with the next cold front to cross the state during Wednesday. On Thursday a trough is expected to weaken over western Tasmania, while a high over the Bight slowly extends a ridge towards the state later in the day.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Mostly clear. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Monday 27 March
Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm about the north in the afternoon. Winds northwest to northeasterly 35 to 55 km/h tending west to northwesterly in the late afternoon then tending north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Fire Danger - High
Sun protection 10:30am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]
Tuesday 28 March
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast at night. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.
Wednesday 29 March
Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching around 20.
Thursday 30 March
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Monday.