No warnings for Tasmania
Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Monday 22 December 2014.
A high will remain over the Tasman Sea today before moving over New Zealand on Tuesday and becoming slow moving. A broad trough over the mainland will extend over Tasmania during today before moving to the east of the state later Tuesday and becoming almost stationary on Wednesday. Cold fronts will cross Tasmania late Tuesday and during Thursday.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- Southerly 10 to 15 knots turning east to southeasterly to 10 knots in the morning then tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
- Below 1 metre.
- Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Tuesday 23 December
- North to northeasterly 5 to 15 knots shifting southerly 10 to 20 knots late morning then tending southwesterly in the late evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
- Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Wednesday 24 December
- Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the morning, and northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
- Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
- Partly cloudy.
Thursday 25 December
- Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning, and southerly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
- Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Monday.