Tasmania Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Monday 8 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A trough lies over northeastern Tasmania and a ridge will extend over southern parts during the day as a weak cold front passes to the south. The ridge will weaken on Tuesday, allowing the trough to move back over Tasmania, flanked by highs to the east and west. A cold front approaching from the west on Wednesday will weaken before brushing the south coast in the evening. A trough will persist over the north on Thursday while a ridge redevelops in the south.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Mainly fine until showers develop in the northeast during the afternoon. Westerly winds, fresh about the south coast and far northwest but more variable in the northeast.

Tuesday 9 February

Fine apart from possible showers about the northeast and the southwest. Light winds and afternoon coastal sea breezes.

Wednesday 10 February

Fine in the northwest. Showers elsewhere, particularly about the east and south. Light winds and afternoon coastal sea breezes. Cooler in the south.

Thursday 11 February

Fine in the northwest. Showers elsewhere, particularly about the east and south. Light winds and afternoon coastal sea breezes.

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

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