Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Saturday 28 March 2015.
A high pressure system will pass to the north of Tasmania today with a ridge crossing the state. A cold front crossing the Bight will result in a freshening northwesterly stream tonight with the front is expected to cross Tasmania during Sunday. A high will remain to the north of Tasmania on Monday, resulting in a westerly flow over the state. The high moves to the northeast of the state on Tuesday, with the flow tending northwesterly ahead of another front.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- West to northwesterly below 10 knots.
- Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.
Sunday 29 March
Small Craft Alert for Sunday for South West Lakes
- West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Winds may reach up to 25 knots late in the morning.
- Cloudy. 95% chance of showers.
Monday 30 March
- West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
- Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Tuesday 31 March
- Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
- Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
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 Saturday.