Central Plateau District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Tuesday 19 February 2019.

Weather Situation

Westerly winds will continue across Tasmania today as a high moves into the Bight and extends a ridge to the north of the state. Winds turn northwesterly early on Wednesday ahead of a front that will cross the state during the day, bringing a cooler westerly change. A west to southwesterly stream will gradually ease over Tasmania during Thursday, as the high approaches from the west. A front will cross the state during Friday with a cooler southerly flow to follow.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the west during the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming west to northwesterly and light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 17.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:40am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Bothwell 18
Shower or two. Cradle Valley 12
Shower or two clearing. Tarraleah 15

Wednesday 20 February

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 18.

Thursday 21 February

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.

Friday 22 February

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the west. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

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

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