Central Plateau District Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Saturday 21 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A high will pass to the north of Tasmania today, then remain slow moving over the Tasman Sea during Sunday and Monday. A cold front will approach Tasmania late on Monday, then cross the state early on Tuesday, with a cooler southwesterly stream to follow. On Wednesday, a high over the Bight will extend a ridge to the north of Tasmania.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Sunday 22 January

Sunny. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:10am to 5:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bothwell 7 27
Sunny. Cradle Valley 5 21
Sunny. Tarraleah 5 23

Monday 23 January

Mostly sunny morning, cloud increasing. Medium (60%) chance of showers developing in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Tuesday 24 January

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, medium (50%) chance in the morning elsewhere. Winds northwesterly 30 to 40 km/h turning west to southwesterly 35 to 50 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

Wednesday 25 January

Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Sunday.

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