Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Friday 28 November 2014.
High centres lie to the west and northeast of Tasmania, with an associated ridge extending over the north of the state. A cold front will move over the south of Tasmania this evening then weaken overnight. The high to the west will move to the southwest of Tasmania tomorrow, to the south later on Sunday and to the southeast of the state on Monday. Troughs and an area of low pressure will strengthen over the mainland during the weekend, with a trough to move over northwestern Tasmania on Monday as a low approaches the west of the state.
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Fine and partly cloudy apart from the chance of showers about the south and southeast, mainly during the evening. Cool to mild, with light winds and afternoon coastal sea breezes.
Saturday 29 November
Cloudy with showers about the east. Fine and partly cloudy elsewhere apart from the slight chance of showers about southern and central parts. Cool to mild, with light to moderate southeast to northeasterly winds and afternoon coastal sea breezes.
Sunday 30 November
Showers about the east, easing in the evening. The slight chance of showers elsewhere in the morning and afternoon. Cool to mild, with light easterly winds becoming moderate in the evening.
Monday 1 December
Showers about the north and east, with the slight chance of showers elsewhere. Cool to mild, with moderate east to northeasterly winds becoming lighter in the evening.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Friday.