Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Friday 19 September 2014.
A high to the northwest of Tasmania is slowly moving eastwards, and will move to the north of Tasmania on Sunday before becoming near stationary to the northeast on Monday. A trough over southern Tasmania will cross the state this morning while weakening, maintaining a southwesterly stream. A front will move over the far south of Tasmania late Saturday and stall before dissipating Sunday morning. A cold front will approach the southwest of Tasmania late Monday.
Forecast for Friday until midnight
- Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending westerly in the early afternoon.
Saturday 20 September
- Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday 21 September
- West to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Monday 22 September
- Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here. 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 EST Friday.