Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Tuesday 9 February 2016.
A ridge over southern Tasmania will weaken during today as a trough moves over northeastern Tasmania. A cold front will brush the south coast of Tasmania early Wednesday before moving up the east coast during the day and weakening to a trough. This trough will persist over the northeast on Thursday as a ridge redevelops in the south, while a cold front will pass south of the Bight late Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Showers about the northeast, clearing during the afternoon. Mainly fine elsewhere. Westerly winds, with afternoon sea breezes about the north.
Fire Danger - Very high in the Upper Derwent Valley.
Wednesday 10 February
Fine about the north. Showers developing elsewhere, mainly about the east and southwest. West to northwesterly winds, and afternoon sea breezes about the east.
Thursday 11 February
Morning showers about the west and far south. Fine elsewhere until showers develop about the northeast and central districts in the afternoon and evening. Southerly winds and afternoon sea breezes about the north.
Friday 12 February
Fine about the west. Showers about the northwest, possibly extending to remaining areas in the morning and afternoon. Light winds and afternoon sea breezes.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Tuesday.