Central Plateau District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Saturday 2 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure over southern Australia is directing a westerly stream over Tasmania that will shift northwesterly tomorrow as a cold front approaches, expected to move over the southwest in the evening. A high south of Western Australia will extend a ridge just south of Tasmania on Monday as the front weakens into a trough just northeast of the state, with a low then expected to develop on this trough during Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 6 and 11.

No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower. Bothwell 12
Showers. Cradle Valley 7
Showers. Tarraleah 10

Sunday 3 July

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the west, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1300 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 11.

Monday 4 July

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers or snow, most likely in the morning. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 4 and 8.

Tuesday 5 July

Mostly sunny. Patches of morning frost. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 4 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 3 and 8.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EST Saturday.

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