Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Saturday 29 April 2017.
A high over the Bight will extend a ridge over Tasmania this evening, with the high to pass to the north of the state early tomorrow and then move over the Tasman Sea. A cold front will approach Tasmania from the west, crossing the state on Monday with a cold southwesterly flow in its wake. The cooler southwesterly flow will persist on Tuesday, then ease on Wednesday as the next high over the Bight extends a ridge over Tasmania.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- West to southwesterly below 10 knots becoming northwesterly in the late evening.
Sunday 30 April
- Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
- Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower in the evening.
Monday 1 May
- Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the morning then tending westerly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.
Tuesday 2 May
- Westerly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the day.
- Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Wednesday 3 May
- West to northwesterly below 10 knots.
- 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 5:00 am EST Sunday.