Central Plateau Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Sunday 1 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system is intensifying to the northwest of Tasmania on an approaching cold front this morning. The low is expected to cross the state during the day and then deepen as it moves away to the southeast of Tasmania this evening. Northwesterly winds will increase over Tasmania on Monday ahead of another cold front expected to reach the west coast late Monday, then cross the state Tuesday morning. A relative ridge will then cross on Wednesday, as another front approaches from the west.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Small Craft Alert for Sunday for Central Plateau Lakes

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Monday 2 May

Small Craft Alert for Monday for Central Plateau Lakes

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots tending northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning then increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tuesday 3 May

Winds
Northwesterly 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots early in the morning then tending westerly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain or snow.

Wednesday 4 May

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots tending northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of snow showers.

Thursday 5 May

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% 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 EST Monday.

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