Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Monday 30 November 2015.
A trough and cold front will cross Tasmania this evening and overnight, then move away to the east early tomorrow. A weak ridge will move over Tasmania tomorrow morning before another cold front crosses the state tomorrow afternoon and evening. A low associated with this front will pass to the south of Tasmania early Wednesday, bringing a strong westerly flow, before a warm front crosses the state late Wednesday evening. A ridge of high pressure will extend to the north of Tasmania on Thursday, then shift south over the state during Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Rain in the northwest, extending to most districts during the evening. Possible thunderstorms about the north and west coasts during the evening. Northerly winds, locally fresh and gusty.
Tuesday 1 December
Showers about the west, south and east clearing early in the morning. Showers redeveloping in the west around midday, then extending statewide during the afternoon. Snowfalls above 800 metres in the west late. West to northwesterly winds, becoming fresh and gusty in the afternoon.
Wednesday 2 December
Showers about the west, south and Bass Strait islands, falling as snow above 800 metres in the morning. Fine elsewhere. Westerly winds, fresh at times.
Thursday 3 December
Fine apart from showers about the west and far south, easing during the afternoon. Westerly winds easing, with afternoon sea breezes about the east coast.
Friday 4 December
Fine with light winds and afternoon sea breezes.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Tuesday.