Tasmania Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Monday 22 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A high will remain over the Tasman Sea today before moving over New Zealand on Tuesday and becoming slow moving. A broad trough over the mainland will extend over Tasmania during today before moving to the east of the state later Tuesday and becoming almost stationary on Wednesday. Cold fronts will cross Tasmania late Tuesday and during Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Mostly cloudy. The chance of drizzle about the east until around midday with showers developing about the northwest in the morning then extending to most remaining areas in the afternoon. Light winds, tending easterly about the north and east during the afternoon.

Tuesday 23 December

Showers, contracting to the east in the evening. Northerly winds shifting westerly from afternoon.

Wednesday 24 December

Fine and partly cloudy, apart from the slight chance of showers about the north and northeast. West to northwesterly winds, turning easterly in the east in the afternoon.

Thursday 25 December

Slight chance of a morning shower about the north and northeast. Fine and partly cloudy elsewhere until showers develop in the west late morning then spread to southern areas in the evening. Moderate northwest to northeasterly winds turning west to southwesterly in the evening.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Monday.

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