Central Plateau District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Wednesday 29 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A west to northwesterly stream continues as a high over South Australia moves to north of Tasmania today, then over the Tasman Sea by this evening. A hot northwesterly stream will develop during Thursday with a cold front to pass the far south in the late afternoon. Northerly winds freshen on Friday as a cold front slowly approaches from the west. The cold front will cross the state during Saturday morning and afternoon.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west this morning. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 25.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:10am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Bothwell 26
Possible morning shower. Cradle Valley 21
Partly cloudy. Tarraleah 22

Thursday 30 January

Hot and sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h tending west to northwesterly in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.

Friday 31 January

Hot. Sunny morning. High (80%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

Saturday 1 February

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h turning west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EDT Wednesday.

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