Central Plateau Lakes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:27 am EDT on Sunday 24 March 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough will cross Tasmania this morning ahead of a weak ridge of high pressure that will pass over the state this afternoon. A vigorous cold front and associated low pressure system approaches from the west in the evening. This front is expected to cross Tasmania early Monday, bringing strong and gusty west to northwesterly winds, as the low passes to the south. Winds ease on Tuesday and turn southwesterly as a high moves into the Bight as the low and cold front move over the Tasman Sea. The high is expected to move to the north of Tasmania and then over the Tasman Sea during Wednesday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Small Craft Alert for Sunday for Central Plateau Lakes

North to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day. Winds may reach up to 25 knots late this evening.
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm at night.

Monday 25 March

Small Craft Alert for Monday for Central Plateau Lakes

Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning westerly in the late morning and early afternoon.
Partly cloudy. 95% chance of showers, with possible hail in the late afternoon and evening. Snow possible above 1000 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Tuesday 26 March

Westerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning then turning southwesterly during the day.
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Wednesday 27 March

West to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly during the morning.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Sunday.

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