Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Saturday 23 May 2015.
A high is centred to the northwest of Tasmania and will slowly move eastwards with a new high centre to form to the northeast early Sunday. The high to the northeast will become dominant later Sunday and almost stationary with a warm front to clip the south of the state during Monday. A weak ridge of high pressure over Tasmania will move slowly to the east on Tuesday as a cold front crosses the Bight. The front is expected to pass over the state during Wednesday, embedded in a northwesterly stream.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Fine apart from possible showers about the southwest and far south. Light winds.
Sunday 24 May
Fine apart from possible showers about the west and south coast. Locally very cold at first with areas of frost and fog. Light winds.
Monday 25 May
Fine until showers develop about the west and far south. Patchy morning frost. Light winds.
Tuesday 26 May
Showers about the west and south clearing during the afternoon, fine elsewhere. Light winds.
Wednesday 27 May
Showers developing about the north and west early, extending to most areas during the afternoon. Northeast to northwest winds.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Sunday.