Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Saturday 28 November 2015.
A ridge of high pressure extending to the north of Tasmania today will result in an easing westerly flow. A high to the northwest of King Island early Sunday will move east and consolidate with another high over the Tasman Sea early on Monday, directing a north to northwesterly flow over Tasmania. A trough of low pressure and associated low are expected to cross the state on Tuesday, while another low and cold front approach from the west late.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to below 10 knots in the late afternoon.
- Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Sunday 29 November
- West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
- Cloudy. 70% chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon.
Monday 30 November
- Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
- Mostly sunny. 40% chance of showers.
Tuesday 1 December
- Northeasterly below 10 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then northwesterly during the day.
- Cloudy. 80% 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 Saturday.