Forecast issued at 10:00 am EDT on Monday 24 November 2014.
A cold front will cross Tasmania during the afternoon and early evening, with the associated low to pass to the south at night. A trough will then cross the state early on Tuesday with a cold front to follow early Wednesday, and then another trough to clip the southeast of the state during Wednesday. A strengthening high over the Bight will slowly approach Tasmania, and extend a ridge over the state early on Thursday.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending westerly 10 to 15 knots in the evening then northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
- Below 1 metre.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of rain.
Tuesday 25 November
- West to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots early in the morning then turning northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
- Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Wednesday 26 November
- Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southwesterly during the morning.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.
Thursday 27 November
- Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
- Cloud clearing.
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.