No warnings for Tasmania
Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 21 April 2015.
A high pressure system to the northwest of Tasmania is extending a ridge over the state. A low pressure system is located off the coast of New South Wales. Both the high and the low will gradually weaken through Wednesday and Thursday with the ridge remaining over Tasmania until Thursday evening. A complex area of low pressure moves over Tasmania on Friday morning with a low centre forming to the west of King Island. The area of low pressure is expected to move away from Tasmania on Saturday with a colder southerly flow to follow.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Fine apart from the chance of showers about the southwest and about the east coast late. Light winds.
Wednesday 22 April
Fine apart from the chance of showers about the south and east, mainly coastal. Southeasterly winds about the northeast, and light winds elsewhere.
Thursday 23 April
Fine apart from the chance of showers about the east, mainly coastal. Southeasterly winds about the northeast, and light winds elsewhere.
Friday 24 April
Rain about the northwest extending statewide during the day. Southerly winds about the south and east coasts, and generally light winds elsewhere.
Saturday 25 April
Rain about the south, and showers for the remainder of the state. Southerly winds, fresh about the west, south and east coasts.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Wednesday.