Tasmania Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Friday 29 May 2020.

Weather Situation

A cold front brushes the southwest of Tasmania early on Friday, as a high over Victoria moves slowly eastwards, maintaining a northwesterly stream over Tasmania. The stream will tend northerly on Saturday ahead of a vigorous cold front which will approach the state from the west late. This front will cross Tasmania during Sunday morning, with another cold front to cross on Monday bringing a cold southwesterly stream to the state.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Showers about the west and far south, with light showers about the north. Fine elsewhere. Northwesterly winds.

Saturday 30 May

Showers about the north, mainly about higher ground, extending to the west late evening. Fine elsewhere. North to northwesterly winds, becoming fresh and gusty in the evening.

Sunday 31 May

Showers about the west and north. Morning and evening showers elsewhere. Locally strong and gusty northwesterly winds, easing in the afternoon.

Monday 1 June

Showers, easing about the north in the evening. Snowfalls lowering to 800 metres in the afternoon and evening. Fresh north to northwesterly winds changing southwesterly in the afternoon and evening.

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

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