Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Saturday 25 April 2015.
A trough that lies through Bass Strait will move to the east of Tasmania today as a cold front crosses the state, followed by a narrow ridge. A strong high builds to the south of Western Australia on Sunday, directing a southwesterly stream over Tasmania. A cold front embedded in the southwesterly flow crosses that evening. On Monday, the high moves over the Bight and extends a ridge north of Tasmania, maintaining a southwesterly flow over the state throughout Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely this afternoon. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 17.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 11:10 am to 1:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]
Sunday 26 April
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.
Monday 27 April
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.
Tuesday 28 April
Mostly sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 16.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EST Saturday.