Forecast issued at 10:05 am EDT on Saturday 1 November 2014.
A cold front will cross Tasmania this morning as a low passes to the south bringing a cold westerly change. The low is expected to pass to the southeast of the state early on Sunday with a strong southwest flow easing as a high approaches from the west during the day. The high is expected to move across Tasmania during Monday as another cold front approaches the state across the Bight. This cold front is expected to cross the state late on Tuesday.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
Small Craft Alert for Saturday for South West Lakes
- Westerly 20 to 25 knots.
- Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. Thunderstorms and possible hail in the afternoon and evening.
Sunday 2 November
Small Craft Alert for Sunday for South West Lakes
- Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning, decreasing to 10 to 20 knots early evening then becoming west to southwesterly about 10 knots late evening.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of showers or snow. The chance of a thunderstorm and hail in the morning.
Monday 3 November
- West to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming northerly during the afternoon then becoming east to northeasterly during the evening.
- Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Tuesday 4 November
- Northeasterly below 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly during the day then becoming southwesterly during the afternoon.
- Partly cloudy. 40% 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.