Central Plateau District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Sunday 11 December 2016.

Weather Situation

A high to the northwest of Tasmania will drift over the state during today before moving away to the northeast on Monday bringing warmer conditions and a northwesterly flow. A cold front will cross Tasmania during Tuesday afternoon and evening. Another front will cross Tasmania Wednesday morning, as an associated low passes to the south, with a ridge to extend to the north during the day.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 20.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:50am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Bothwell 21
Partly cloudy. Cradle Valley 17
Partly cloudy. Tarraleah 19

Monday 12 December

Partly cloudy. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwesterly in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 24.

Tuesday 13 December

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

Wednesday 14 December

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 30 to 40 km/h tending west to southwesterly 35 to 50 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

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

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