Central Plateau District Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Sunday 21 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A cold front just west of Tasmania will cross the state overnight then linger as a trough about the northeast through Monday, with a westerly flow to ease during the evening as a ridge extends over the state. The ridge will remain just north of Tasmania on Tuesday as a weak cold front passes just south of the state, with another cold front then expected Wednesday night. A stronger cold front, associated with a deep low to the south, will then approach late on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h turning west to northwesterly in the evening.

Monday 22 April

Partly cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers in the morning. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 11:10am to 1:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Early showers. Bothwell 8 16
Showers clearing. Cradle Valley 5 10
Showers clearing. Tarraleah 5 13

Tuesday 23 April

Partly cloudy. The chance of fog in the west in the morning. Patches of frost in the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

Wednesday 24 April

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then increasing to 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 16.

Thursday 25 April

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h turning northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 13.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Monday.

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