Tasmania Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Tuesday 11 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A trough will linger through Bass Strait today while a high pressure system passes just south of the state, with the corresponding flow swinging to the northeast. This flow will then freshen on Wednesday as another trough approaches from the west, moving over King Island on Wednesday night with a complex low to then develop on the trough over on Thursday morning. This low will deepen and spin a rain band, embedded in a northeasterly flow, over Tasmania throughout Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Fine apart from possible drizzle about the north, most likely about higher ground. Light winds tending northeasterly in the afternoon. Afternoon coastal sea breezes.

Wednesday 12 December

A fine and mostly sunny day. Showers developing about the north and northwest in the evening. Moderate to fresh north to northeasterly winds

Thursday 13 December

Rain developing about the north and west early morning, extending throughout by afternoon. Possible heavy falls across the north. Possible thunderstorms about the north and west. Northeast to southeasterly winds.

Friday 14 December

Rain, more persistent about the north and east. Possible heavy falls across the north. Northeast to southeasterly winds.

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

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