Central Plateau Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:17 pm EDT on Wednesday 29 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A high to north of Tasmania will move over the Tasman Sea this evening. A hot west to northwesterly stream will develop during Thursday, with a cold front to pass near the south of Tasmania during the day. Hot northerly winds will freshen on Friday as a cold front slowly approaches from the west. The cold front will cross Tasmania during Saturday morning and afternoon as winds shift cooler westerly. Another cold front will cross Tasmania during Sunday in the westerly flow.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 20 knots turning north to northwesterly about 10 knots late evening.
Weather
Clear.

Thursday 30 January

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Central Plateau Lakes

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 20 to 30 knots in the morning, west to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon then variable about 10 knots late evening.
Weather
Sunny.

Friday 31 January

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Weather
Hot. Sunny morning. 60% chance of rain in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm at night.

Saturday 1 February

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning west to southwesterly below 10 knots during the day.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Sunday 2 February

Winds
Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Please be awareWind forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Thursday.

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