Tasmania Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Monday 26 August 2019.

Weather Situation

A westerly stream over Tasmania will prevail today with a weak embedded trough to cross during the afternoon. The stream will freshen and tend northwesterly on Tuesday as a cold front approaches from the west, to cross Tasmania during Wednesday with a cold southerly flow to follow. A high over and south of the Bight will extend a ridge over Tasmania Thursday morning, with the high to then extend over the state later in the day.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Showers about the west and far south. Fine elsewhere apart from light showers about the north during the afternoon. Morning frost about the north. West to northwesterly winds.

Tuesday 27 August

Showers about the north, west and far south. Fine elsewhere. Freshening west to northwesterly winds.

Wednesday 28 August

Showers about the north, west and far south, extending throughout around midday. Snow lowering to around 600 metres in the evening. Fresh and gusty northwesterly winds shifting southwesterly during the day, then easing later.

Thursday 29 August

Showers about the west, south and east. Mainly fine elsewhere. Morning frost about the north. Snow falling to around 600 metres, rising during the day. Southwest to southeasterly winds.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Monday.

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