Tasmania Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Tuesday 10 December 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough will linger about the north of Tasmania today as a ridge extends from the Bight over the remainder of the state. The ridge and trough will weaken during Wednesday with cold fronts to move over Tasmania late Wednesday and Thursday morning. A high will remain almost stationary over the Bight on Friday as a trough near the northeast of Tasmania weakens, while a warm front will cross southern parts of the state during the day. On Saturday, the high to the northwest will remain the dominant feature until a cold front approaches the state late in the day.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Cloudy about the northeast and north with possible light showers. Partly cloudy but dry elsewhere. Southwest to southeast winds, northeast about the north coast at first, tending light and variable.

Wednesday 11 December

Showers about the north, mainly about higher ground. Possible showers elsewhere, mainly during the afternoon. Northwesterly winds. Afternoon sea breezes about the east.

Thursday 12 December

Showers about the west and far south, and developing about the east during the afternoon. Fresh and gusty west to southwesterly winds.

Friday 13 December

Showers, increasing to rain in the west. West to northwesterly winds, locally fresh and gusty.

Saturday 14 December

Showers, though little reaching the north and east. Westerly winds, locally fresh and gusty.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Wednesday.

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