Forecast issued at 10:02 pm EST on Monday 4 May 2015.
A northerly flow over Tasmania will strengthen overnight ahead of a trough that will cross the state tomorrow morning. A vigorous cold front will cross Tasmania later tomorrow as an associated low moves to the south of the state. Further cold fronts will cross Tasmania on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, embedded in a strong westerly flow.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- North to northeasterly below 10 knots.
- Partly cloudy.
Tuesday 5 May
Small Craft Alert for Tuesday for South West Lakes
- Northerly 10 to 20 knots tending northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 knots in the afternoon. Winds turning westerly 25 to 30 knots in the late evening.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and early afternoon.
Wednesday 6 May
- Westerly 25 to 30 knots tending west to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots before dawn then becoming westerly 20 to 30 knots in the middle of the day.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of showers, with possible hail in the late afternoon and evening.
Thursday 7 May
- Westerly 15 to 25 knots.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of showers, with possible hail in the morning.
Friday 8 May
- West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
- Cloudy. 90% 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 5:00 am EST Tuesday.