Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Saturday 21 January 2017.
A high will pass to the north of Tasmania today, then remain slow moving over the Tasman Sea during Sunday and Monday. A cold front will approach Tasmania late on Monday, then cross the state early on Tuesday, with a cooler southwesterly stream to follow. On Wednesday, a high over the Bight will extend a ridge to the north of Tasmania.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Fine apart from showers about the southwest. West to southwesterly winds, with afternoon sea breezes in the east.
Sunday 22 January
Fine and mostly sunny. West to northwesterly winds, with afternoon sea breezes.
Monday 23 January
Fine and mostly sunny morning. Showers developing about the north and west during the afternoon and possibly extending statewide during the evening. Warm northwest to northeasterly winds. Afternoon sea breezes in the west, south and east.
Tuesday 24 January
Showers, contracting to the southwest during the afternoon. Strong and gusty northwesterly winds, shifting southwesterly during the morning.
Wednesday 25 January
Showers in the west and far south, fine elsewhere. Westerly winds.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Sunday.