Tasmania Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Monday 20 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A low to the east of Tasmania extends a trough across the north of the state, while a weak high pressure system moves into the Bight. A high will move to the northeast of Tasmania on Tuesday with a ridge extending over the state. A northerly flow will develop on Wednesday and strengthen as a cold front approaches from the west in the evening. The front will weaken and cross Tasmania early on Thursday in a westerly flow. Another cold front will pass to the south of the state early on Friday as the next high moves into the Bight.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Showers about the northwest, east and far south, contracting to the south and east coasts in the late evening. Possible thunderstorms in east, mainly offshore. South to southwesterly winds.

Tuesday 21 February

Fine and mostly sunny, apart from light showers about the west and southeast coast during the early morning. Patchy early morning valley fog in the north. Southwesterly winds and afternoon coastal sea breezes, becoming light and variable in the evening.

Wednesday 22 February

A fine and mostly sunny day. Showers developing in the west late evening. Freshening northerly winds.

Thursday 23 February

Showers about the west and far south in the morning, mainly fine otherwise. Fresh and gusty northwesterly winds, turning westerly early and easing during the day.

Friday 24 February

Showers in the east and southwest. Northwest to southwesterly winds.

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

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