Central Plateau District Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:32 pm EDT on Friday 9 December 2022.

Weather Situation

An area of high pressure will move over Tasmania today and Saturday. A low pressure system will then approach Tasmania from the northwest and move over the state during Sunday and Monday morning. A strong west to southwesterly airstream will develop later on Monday as the low moves away to the south. A cold front should cross on Tuesday morning, followed by a trough at night.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Saturday 10 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Patches of frost in the early morning. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 5 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

Fire Danger - Moderate

Sun protection 8:50am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Bothwell 4 19
Partly cloudy. Cradle Valley 3 14
Partly cloudy. Tarraleah 3 19

Sunday 11 December

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 19.

Monday 12 December

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then increasing to 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

Tuesday 13 December

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h turning northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

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

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