Tasmania Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:32 pm EST on Wednesday 24 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak cold front will cross Tasmania overnight, with fresh to strong westerly winds to shift northwesterly tomorrow with another more significant cold front to approach during the evening. This cold front will cross early Friday, as a deep low passes to the south, with a cold and active southwesterly stream to develop during Friday morning. The stream will moderate slightly on Saturday, as a high moves over the Bight, but then freshen again during the afternoon as another front approaches, crossing early Sunday. The westerly stream will ease during Sunday as a ridge approaches during Sunday evening.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Showers about the west, far south and Bass Strait islands. Mainly fine elsewhere. Northwesterly winds.

Thursday 25 April

Showers about the west and Bass Strait islands. Mainly fine elsewhere. Fresh and gusty west to northwesterly winds, becoming strong late.

Friday 26 April

Statewide showers and hail, easing and contracting to the west, south and Bass Strait during the morning, and little falling about the east. The chance of thunderstorms about the west, south and Bass Strait. Snow above 700 metres. Strong and gusty west to northwesterly winds turning west to southwesterly in the morning.

Saturday 27 April

Showers in the west, far south and Bass Strait islands. Fine elsewhere. Fresh and gusty west to southwesterly winds.

Sunday 28 April

Showers about the west, south and Bass Strait islands. Fine elsewhere. Fresh and gusty west to southwesterly winds, easing during the morning.

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

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