No warnings for Tasmania
Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Friday 29 August 2014.
A high pressure system centred near New Zealand currently extends a ridge over Tasmania, while a low lies over the Tasman Sea. The ridge will move to the east of Tasmania tomorrow, as a cold front slowly crosses the Bight. The front will approach the west of Tasmania late Sunday before crossing the state on Monday, producing a cold southerly change. The flow will then ease on Tuesday as another high moves over South Australia and extends a ridge just west of the state.
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Fine and cool to mild with light winds.
Saturday 30 August
Possible drizzle about the northwest, otherwise fine and mostly sunny after areas of morning fog. Locally cold with frost at first, then a cool to mild day. Light to moderate north to northeasterly winds.
Sunday 31 August
Cloud increasing with possible drizzle about the north. Fine elsewhere until showers develop about the southwest overnight. Locally cold inland at first then a cool to mild day, with moderate to fresh north to northwesterly winds.
Monday 1 September
Cloudy with showers statewide, clearing the north during the afternoon and evening. Showers falling as snow above 900 metres by late evening. A cool to cold day with light to moderate northerly winds tending moderate southerly.
Tuesday 2 September
Showers about the west, south and east, falling as snow above 600 metres. Mainly fine about the north. A cool to cold day with moderate south to southwesterly winds.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Saturday.