Tasmania Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Tuesday 23 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A deep low well south of the Bight currently extends a series of fronts and cold fronts over the Bight and Tasmania. The first trough is currently crossing Tasmania, which will be followed by a cold front this morning and afternoon. Further fronts will cross the state early Wednesday and late Thursday, maintaining a west to northwesterly stream. A high is then expected to pass to the north of Tasmania on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Statewide rain, although little about the southeast, tending to showers in the afternoon and contracting to the north and west in the evening. Possible thunderstorms about the north. Northwesterly winds.

Wednesday 24 May

Showers across the north and west, extending statewide in the morning, then contracting to the west in the evening. Northwest to westerly winds.

Thursday 25 May

Showers across the north and west, extending statewide in the afternoon and evening. Northwest to westerly winds.

Friday 26 May

Showers about the north, west and far south. Fine elsewhere. Northwest to westerly winds.

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

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