No warnings for Tasmania
Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Monday 27 February 2017.
A high lies over the Tasman Sea, extending a ridge across Tasmania. The high will slowly approach New Zealand on Tuesday, and persist on Wednesday. Another high will develop over the Bight, maintaining a period of warm to hot weather over Tasmania. A trough is expected to cross the state during Thursday before moving to the north in the evening and lingering through Friday morning. The high over the Bight will approach close to the west of Tasmania during Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Mostly clear with northeasterly winds, fresh about the east coast.
Tuesday 28 February
Mostly sunny. Locally hot inland in the south. Light winds with patchy morning fog and afternoon coastal sea breezes.
Wednesday 1 March
Morning drizzle about the north coast and northeast. Fine elsewhere, apart from the chance of showers inland during the afternoon and early evening. Locally hot inland. Light winds, with afternoon coastal sea breezes.
Thursday 2 March
Morning drizzle about the north coast. Showers developing during the afternoon, mostly about central and northern parts, with possible afternoon thunderstorms. Mainly fine elsewhere. Winds becoming southwest to southeasterly, freshening about the coast.
Friday 3 March
Showers across the north and northwest, easing during the day. Mainly fine elsewhere. Light winds.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Tuesday.