Tasmania Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Sunday 18 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A west to northwesterly stream freshens ahead of an approaching cold front, expected to cross Tasmania during Tuesday morning. A ridge of high pressure will extend over the state from the northwest Tuesday evening. The ridge will move away to the east on Wednesday morning and fresh northwesterlies redevelop over the state during the day, before another cold front arrives in the west late. The cold front clears to the east early Thursday and winds shift westerly in its wake.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Showers about the west, far south and Bass Strait islands. Fine elsewhere. Westerly winds.

Monday 19 April

Showers about the west and north, increasing during the afternoon and evening, extending over the southeast late. Fine elsewhere. Freshening northwesterly winds.

Tuesday 20 April

Showers contracting to the west, far south and northeast in the evening. Snowfalls to around 700 metres in the afternoon, with possible hail in the west and south. Fresh and gusty northwesterly winds shifting southwesterly during the morning.

Wednesday 21 April

Areas of morning frost. Fine otherwise until showers develop in the west and north, and extend statewide in the evening. Light winds, becoming northwesterly during the morning and becoming fresh and gusty in the afternoon.

Thursday 22 April

Showers contracting to the west, far south and Bass Strait islands in the morning. Fresh and gusty westerly winds.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Monday.

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