Tasmania Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Wednesday 22 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A high over New Zealand will persist, directing a northeasterly flow over Tasmania, while a trough over South Australia slowly tracks eastwards. As the trough moves into western Victoria tomorrow afternoon, unsettled conditions will develop over Tasmania while it remains warm to hot. Another high will move south of the state during Friday and continue to track eastwards on Saturday, while the trough to the northwest continues. A cold front is expected to cross later on Sunday, bringing a cooler southwesterly change. A high over the Bight will then intensify and extend a ridge to the south of Tasmania on Monday, while a trough lingers near the north coast.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Fine and mostly sunny. Locally hot in the west and south at first this evening. North to northeasterly winds and sea breezes.

Thursday 23 November

Fine until showers develop during the afternoon, mainly inland and with possible isolated thunderstorms. Locally hot in the west and south. North to northeasterly winds and afternoon sea breezes.

Friday 24 November

Fine, until showers develop during the afternoon, mainly inland with possible thunderstorms. Locally hot inland. Northeast to southeasterly winds and afternoon sea breezes.

Saturday 25 November

Fine, until showers develop during the afternoon, with possible thunderstorms about the south. Humid and locally hot. Northeast to southeasterly winds and afternoon sea breezes.

Sunday 26 November

Showers about the north, extending statewide during the morning. Northeast to northwesterly winds shifting west to southwesterly during the afternoon.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Thursday.

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