Central Plateau District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Tuesday 28 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A west to northwesterly flow over Tasmania will strengthen tomorrow ahead of a cold front that will cross the state tomorrow afternoon and evening. A trough will weaken over western Tasmania early on Thursday, while a high over the Bight slowly extends a ridge towards the state later in the day. The ridge will move to the east of Tasmania on Friday, as the next front approaches from the west.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the west, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 19.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:40am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Bothwell 21
Shower or two. Cradle Valley 14
Possible shower. Tarraleah 17

Wednesday 29 March

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then turning west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.

Thursday 30 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southwesterly during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.

Friday 31 March

Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.

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

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