Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Tuesday 28 March 2017.
A west to northwesterly flow over Tasmania will strengthen tomorrow ahead of a cold front that will cross the state tomorrow afternoon and evening. A trough will weaken over western Tasmania early on Thursday, while a high over the Bight slowly extends a ridge towards the state later in the day. The ridge will move to the east of Tasmania on Friday, as the next front approaches from the west.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Showers about the west, far south and Bass Strait islands. Fine elsewhere. Moderate to fresh and gusty northwesterly winds.
Wednesday 29 March
Showers about the north and west, extending statewide during the evening. Fresh and gusty north to northwesterly winds, shifting westerly later in the day.
Thursday 30 March
Showers, easing and contracting to the west and south during the morning, then mostly clearing by evening. West to southwesterly winds.
Friday 31 March
Fine apart from isolated showers about the west, far south and Bass Strait Islands. Light winds.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Tuesday.