Central Plateau Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:03 pm EDT on Sunday 20 January 2019.

Weather Situation

A high to the northwest of Tasmania and another in the Tasman Sea maintain a westerly flow across the state, while a trough lies over the northeast. The high to the northwest will slowly weaken during Monday and Tuesday, with a cold front to approach the south of Tasmania late Tuesday. The front will weaken over Tasmania early Wednesday, bringing a southerly flow over the state as a high develops to the southwest. On Thursday, the high moves into the Tasman Sea, maintaining a ridge south of Tasmania, while a low pressure system moves quickly southeast across the Bight to be west of Tasmania by the evening.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Weather
Clear.

Monday 21 January

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 10 to 20 knots in the middle of the day then variable to 10 knots in the late evening, mainly northerly.
Weather
Sunny.

Tuesday 22 January

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending westerly 10 to 15 knots in the morning.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 23 January

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly during the morning then becoming east to northeasterly during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 24 January

Winds
Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Monday.

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