Central Plateau District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Monday 29 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge will move over Tasmania today, ahead of a cold front that will reach the west coast late in the evening. The cold front will cross Tasmania early Tuesday as a high builds over the Bight. The high will move over Victoria and extend a ridge across Tasmania on Wednesday and remains over Victoria during Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1300 metres. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwesterly in the evening.

Tuesday 30 May

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers or snow, most likely in the morning and afternoon with possible hail. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning southwesterly before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 3 and 8.

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7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers clearing. Bothwell 2 9
Showers or snow clearing. Cradle Valley 1 5
Showers. Tarraleah 0 7

Wednesday 31 May

Partly cloudy. The chance of morning frost. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 10.

Thursday 1 June

Partly cloudy. The chance of morning frost in the east. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 11.

Friday 2 June

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

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

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