Central Plateau Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:06 pm EDT on Tuesday 21 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high to the east of Tasmania will move slowly eastwards tonight and tomorrow as a weakening cold front passes to the south of the state Wednesday evening, while a trough moves over the north. On Thursday, a new high will move past the south of Tasmania to be over the Tasman Sea early Friday. A complex area of low pressure near Adelaide is expected to move into Victoria late on Friday and extend another trough over Tasmania as yet another front approaches the west. The front and trough will move to the east of the state early on Saturday to be replaced by a ridge extending from another high centred over the Bight.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Northerly about 10 knots.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 22 October

Winds
Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
Southerly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly in the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Friday 24 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Saturday 25 October

Winds
Northwesterly below 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 5:00 am EDT Wednesday.

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