No warnings for Tasmania
Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Monday 10 March 2014.
A slow moving high over the Tasman Sea will move towards New Zealand on Tuesday, with a weak high to pass south of Tasmania early Tuesday. A trough over Tasmania will weaken near the east of the state early Tuesday, with another trough and a cold front to cross the state later Tuesday and early Wednesday, bringing a westerly change. A high over the Bight will track slowly eastwards on Wednesday, extending a ridge north of Tasmania, while another high will develop over the Tasman Sea on Thursday with the ridge to move over the state. The ridge will move to the east of Tasmania on Friday, with a northerly flow developing over the state, as a trough crosses the Bight.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Mostly clear. The chance of showers at first this evening. The chance of fog in the far west later tonight. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday 11 March
Partly cloudy. The chance of fog in the far west early in the morning. Scattered showers in the west from the late morning, extending throughout from the early afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms from the late morning until evening. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending north to northwesterly in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 10:10 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]
Wednesday 12 March
Partly cloudy. The chance of showers in the west early in the morning. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.
Thursday 13 March
Partly cloudy. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.
Friday 14 March
Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending northeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Tuesday.