Tasmanian Alpine Forecast
Bureau of Meteorology Alpine Forecast - TAS
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
District Forecasts for Tasmania
Issued at 4:26 pm EST on Saturday 23 August 2014
for the period until midnight EST Wednesday 27 August 2014.
A high centred over the southern Tasman Sea is almost stationary. A weakening
trough and associated low will approach Tasmania from the west tonight, with
the low to pass through western Bass Strait later Sunday before moving north
early Monday then gradually weakening. The high over the Tasman Sea will extend
a ridge of high pressure over Tasmania during Monday and Tuesday as another low
strengthens off the eastern mainland. A cold front will weaken as it approaches
the west of Tasmania late Wednesday.
For latest warnings go to www.bom.gov.au, subscribe to RSS feeds, call
1300-659-216* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday 23 August
Cloudy. Isolated showers, increasing to rain during the evening. The chance of
thunderstorms later tonight. Winds northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h turning
northerly 25 to 30 km/h in the late evening.
Forecast for Sunday 24 August
Cloudy. Rain. The chance of thunderstorms early in the morning. Winds north to
northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h shifting south to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h in
the evening. Overnight tempera