Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Sunday 26 March 2017.
A high over the Tasman Sea will shift northwards tomorrow, as a cold front crosses Tasmania. A warm, strong and gusty northerly flow over Tasmania ahead of the front, followed by a westerly change tomorrow afternoon. The west to northwesterly flow will persist through Tuesday, with the next cold front to cross the state during Wednesday. On Thursday a trough is expected to weaken over western Tasmania, while a high over the Bight slowly extends a ridge towards the state later in the day.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Mostly clear. Light winds.
Monday 27 March
Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day then turning west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.
Fire Danger - High
Sun protection 10:30am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]
Tuesday 28 March
Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.
Wednesday 29 March
Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.
Thursday 30 March
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Monday.