Tasmania Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Thursday 20 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A high to the south of Tasmania extends a ridge over the south and east of the state. The high will remain about southern and eastern Tasmania over the next few days, before moving over the southern Tasman Sea early Sunday. Meanwhile a low pressure centre will move over South Australia on Friday, while it will slowly move to the south of Adelaide during the weekend. A weak cold front is expected to pass to the south on Monday morning, to be quickly followed by a ridge extending over Tasmania from a new high forming to the west.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Fine and mostly clear. Easterly winds about the Bass Strait Islands and the northwest, with generally light winds and sea breezes elsewhere until early evening.

Friday 21 January

Fine, apart from the chance of early fog in the north, and mostly sunny. Locally hot inland. Easterly winds about the Bass Strait islands and the far northwest, with generally light winds and afternoon sea breezes elsewhere.

Saturday 22 January

Fine, apart from the chance of early fog in the north, and mostly sunny. Locally hot inland. Northeast to southeasterly winds, fresh about the far northwest with afternoon sea breezes elsewhere.

Sunday 23 January

Fine and partly cloudy. Locally hot inland. North to northeasterly winds, more easterly and fresh about the far northwest, with afternoon sea breezes about the south and west.

Monday 24 January

Mostly fine and partly cloudy. Locally hot inland. Easterly winds over the Bass Strait islands and the far northwest, with generally light winds and afternoon sea breezes elsewhere tending southwest to southeasterly in the evening.

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

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