Central Plateau Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Thursday 22 February 2024.

Weather Situation

A high in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge over Tasmania. Warming northeast to northwesterly winds develop over Tasmania, ahead of a cold front passing during this afternoon and evening. On Friday a new high in the Bight extends a ridge over Tasmania, which is expected to strengthen over the weekend. A cold front approaches the south on Sunday evening.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm later tonight.

Friday 23 February

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Saturday 24 February

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Sunday 25 February

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending northwest to southwesterly 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 4:05 pm EDT Thursday.

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