Forecast issued at 5:53 am EDT on Sunday 2 October 2016.
A westerly flow over Tasmania will turn northerly today as a weak ridge moves to the east of the state and a cold front approaches from the west. The front will cross Tasmania late Sunday and early Monday, with a trough to follow late Monday in a westerly flow. Further cold fronts will cross Tasmania during Tuesday and Wednesday embedded in a continuing westerly stream.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- Northwesterly 10 to 20 knots tending northerly in the morning then becoming northeasterly to 10 knots in the late evening.
- Partly cloudy. 80% chance of rain.
Monday 3 October
Small Craft Alert for Monday for South West Lakes
- Variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 10 to 20 knots early in the morning then increasing to 15 to 25 knots late morning.
- Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.
Tuesday 4 October
- Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning westerly during the day.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.
Wednesday 5 October
- West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots, increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon.
- Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers.
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 EDT Sunday.