Central Plateau Lakes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Friday 3 April 2020.

Weather Situation

An approaching cold front directs a northerly flow over the state today. The front will approach the west this evening and cross Tasmania early Saturday morning, bringing a cold, strong and gusty west to southwesterly stream with a complex area of low pressure developing south of Tasmania. The next cold front will cross Tasmania during the day on Sunday as a low moves near the state. A high will build to the south of the Bight during Monday, directing an easing southwesterly stream across Tasmania on Monday and Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Saturday 4 April

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Central Plateau Lakes

Northerly 20 to 30 knots shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn.
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers or snow.

Sunday 5 April

West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly early in the morning then turning westerly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Cloudy. 80% chance of snow showers.

Monday 6 April

Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning southwesterly during the morning.
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Tuesday 7 April

West to southwesterly below 10 knots.
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 Saturday.

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