Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Sunday 30 April 2017.
A high over the Tasman Sea will move slowly eastwards, while a northwesterly airflow over Tasmania will strengthen early tomorrow ahead of a cold front. The front will cross the state tomorrow afternoon and evening, bringing a colder southwesterly flow that will persist into Tuesday. A high over the Bight will extend a ridge to the north of Tasmania on Wednesday, with the high centre to pass to the north of the state during Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Showers about the west and north. Fine elsewhere. Northwesterly winds, fresh about the north coast and the west.
Monday 1 May
Showers about the west and north, extending statewide by the afternoon. Snowfalls lowering to 900 metres in the southwest late. Fresh to locally strong and gusty northwesterly winds shifting westerly later in the day.
Tuesday 2 May
Showers about western, central and southern districts and the Bass Strait islands. Snowfalls to around 1000 metres, lowering to 600 metres in the south. Mainly fine elsewhere. Fresh to locally strong and gusty west to southwesterly winds, easing later in the day.
Wednesday 3 May
Showers in the west and far south. Fine elsewhere apart from early fog and frost patches. West to southwesterly winds becoming light in the evening.
Thursday 4 May
Showers in the west and far south. Fine elsewhere apart from early fog and frost patches. Light winds.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Monday.