Tasmania Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast updated at 6:02 pm EDT on Tuesday 24 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge lies just to the north of Tasmania, with a trough to the east extends over the northeast of the state. The ridge will move south over Tasmania early tomorrow, as the trough weakens and a low passes to the north. The ridge will remain over the state on Thursday with light winds prevailing before a freshening northerly flow develops on Friday ahead of a cold front to the west of Tasmania. The cold front crosses the state early on Saturday bringing cooler westerly winds in its wake. A trough lingers around eastern Tasmania into the evening.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Showers about the south, central parts and east. A chance of isolated thunderstorms about the Midlands, East Coast and southern Central North forecast districts. Westerly winds and coastal sea breezes.

Wednesday 25 October

Showers about the south and northeast, extending into central and northern parts and clearing in the southwest during the afternoon. Light winds and afternoon sea breezes.

Thursday 26 October

Light showers about the north and east, mainly fine elsewhere. Light winds with afternoon sea breezes.

Friday 27 October

Light showers developing about the north in the afternoon, increasing in the evening and extending statewide. Northeast to northwest winds.

Saturday 28 October

Showers, easing and contracting to the west during the morning, redeveloping about the northeast in the evening. Fresh and locally gusty north to northeasterly winds, shifting northwesterly during the day and easing later.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Wednesday.

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