Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Sunday 1 February 2015.
A weakening low pressure system to the east of Tasmania will move away to the east today while a high slowly moves across the Bight maintaining a southerly flow over the state. The high will remain almost stationary through Monday while directing a southwesterly flow over Tasmania, then a front approaching the state from the southwest on Tuesday will cross the state on Tuesday night. On Wednesday the high will move to the west of Tasmania and extend a ridge across the state. The high will begin to slowly move across Tasmania on Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Fine apart from the chance of showers about the south and east. Southerly winds, fresh about the east and west coasts.
Monday 2 February
Fine apart from the chance of showers about the far south and the northeast. Southwesterly winds.
Tuesday 3 February
The chance of morning showers in the northeast, and showers in the west. Fine and mostly sunny elsewhere, until showers spread to southern areas during the evening. Southwesterly winds, freshening about the south and northwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday 4 February
Fine and mostly sunny, apart from the chance of morning showers about the south coast and the east coast. Fresh and gusty south to southwesterly winds, easing in the afternoon.
Thursday 5 February
A fine and mostly sunny day. Southwesterly winds.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Monday.