Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Monday 30 March 2015.
An area of high pressure to the north of Tasmania will produce a westerly flow over the state today. A single high centre will move over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday with the flow tending northwesterly ahead of a cold front. This front will cross Tasmania during Wednesday, with an associated low to pass to the south of the state. Another high will approach the west of Tasmania on Thursday and weaken as a new high centre develops to the east of the state during the day.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 21.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 10:50 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]
Tuesday 31 March
Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.
Wednesday 1 April
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending south to southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.
Thursday 2 April
Mostly sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EDT Monday.