Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Monday 27 June 2016.
A cold front over Tasmania will linger about the northeast during the morning before moving away to the east. A broad area of high pressure will move eastwards over the mainland, while a weak cold front clips the south of Tasmania Tuesday morning, followed by a warm front. Another front will move over the south of Tasmania early Wednesday, embedded in a westerly stream, before a weak ridge moves over the state. The stream will tend northwesterly and strengthen on Thursday ahead of a cold front to cross the west coast in the evening.
Forecast for Monday until midnight
- Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
- Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Tuesday 28 June
Small Craft Alert for Tuesday for South West Lakes
- Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
- Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.
Wednesday 29 June
- Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming northerly below 10 knots during the evening.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.
Thursday 30 June
- North to northwesterly about 10 knots.
- Cloudy. 50% 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 EST Monday.