Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Wednesday 1 June 2016.
A high pressure system to the southeast extends a ridge over Tasmania, with the high to move slowly eastwards over the Tasman Sea during tomorrow and Friday. A trough over eastern Australia will extend south towards Tasmania on Saturday, then extend over the state on Sunday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Fine apart from areas of fog in the Derwent Valley, and light showers about the far northwest coast. Mainly light winds.
Thursday 2 June
Fine apart from light showers about the Bass Strait islands, north coast and later about the northeast. Cold at first with areas of frost and fog. Light winds.
Friday 3 June
Fine apart from showers about the north coast and northeast, mainly in the morning. Cold at first with areas of frost and fog. Light winds tending easterly.
Saturday 4 June
Showers about the Bass Strait islands, extending to the northeast in the afternoon then to most districts by evening. Cold at first with areas of frost and fog. Northeast to southeasterly winds.
Sunday 5 June
Showers, more likely about the east and clearing the west for a period during the day. Northeast to northerly winds, freshening about the east coast during the day.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Thursday.