Tasmania Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Saturday 22 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A trough just to the northwest of Tasmania will cross Bass Strait tonight as another weak trough crosses the south of the state. A broad ridge of high pressure will extend over Tasmania tomorrow, with a trough and cold front to cross the state on Monday as an associated low passes to the south. A trough will cross Tasmania early Tuesday with a cold front to follow overnight into Wednesday. Another trough will cross the south of Tasmania on Wednesday morning as a high over the Bight then slowly approaches Tasmania later in the day.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Showers, mainly about the north, west and south. Cool to mild with moderate to fresh northeast to northwesterly winds tending west to northwesterly and easing later in the evening.

Sunday 23 November

Fine apart from the chance of morning showers about the west, far south and the far northeast. Cool to mild with light to moderate west to northwesterly winds and afternoon coastal sea breezes.

Monday 24 November

Rain in the northwest extending statewide in the morning, easing to showers in the west during the evening and clearing elsewhere. A cool day with moderate to fresh northwesterly winds turning westerly by evening.

Tuesday 25 November

Showers for the west, far south and Bass Strait islands. Fine and partly cloudy elsewhere. A cool day with moderate to fresh westerly winds.

Wednesday 26 November

Showers in the west, south and east and the chance of showers in the north. Cool to cold with moderate to fresh westerly winds turning southerly by evening.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Sunday.

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