Tasmania Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Sunday 16 June 2019.

Weather Situation

A high to the north of Tasmania will weaken today as the associated ridge moves over the Tasman Sea. A northwesterly stream will develop as a trough moves slowly towards the west of the state during the day. The trough will weaken early Monday with northwesterly winds strengthening over Tasmania as a cold front approaches the west late in the evening. The front will cross the state on Tuesday morning, bearing a colder southwesterly stream in its wake. A ridge will then extend over Tasmania on Wednesday morning with a high becoming slow moving to the northwest.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Light showers about the north and west. Areas of morning fog and frost, otherwise fine. Light winds tending northwesterly.

Monday 17 June

Showers about the north and west. Fine elsewhere. Northwesterly winds, freshening late.

Tuesday 18 June

Showers about the north and west, extending statewide during the morning before clearing from the north and central areas in the evening. Possible small hail in the west and far south. Snowfalls lowering to around 700 metres in the southwest. Fresh and gusty northwesterly winds, easing and shifting cooler southwesterly during the morning.

Wednesday 19 June

Showers about the west and south, possibly falling as hail, with snowfalls above 700 metres. Fine elsewhere. Southwesterly winds, easing during the day.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Sunday.

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