Central Plateau Lakes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Tuesday 27 January 2015.

Weather Situation

Highs are centred to the west and east of Tasmania, separated by a trough. The high to the east will weaken out overnight with the other high to slowly move to the southwest of Tasmania during Wednesday as a low develops to the northeast of the state, with winds tending southeasterly. The high will move to the far south of Tasmania on Thursday and remain there on Friday with southeasterly winds persisting as the low strengthens and moves slowly southward, lying east of Tasmania late Friday. The low will continue to move only slowly southward on Saturday while the area of high pressure south of Tasmania weakens.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly below 10 knots.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower in the evening.

Wednesday 28 January

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 29 January

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon.

Friday 30 January

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Saturday 31 January

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

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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