Central Plateau Lakes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:09 pm EDT on Friday 27 February 2015.

Weather Situation

A trough and associated low just to the east of Tasmania will move away this evening, with a high pressure ridge to move over the state overnight. A trough is expected to cross Tasmania tomorrow afternoon, with a cold front to follow in the evening and an associated low to pass to the south overnight into Sunday. A cooler southwesterly airstream will ease during Sunday as a high moves over the Bight, then nears King Island in the evening. The high will move away to the east of Tasmania on Monday with a trough expected to cross the state later in the day and a cold front to follow overnight into Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 28 February

Small Craft Alert for Saturday for Central Plateau Lakes

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning then becoming west to northwesterly about 10 knots in the late evening. Winds may reach up to 25 knots in the afternoon and evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain.

Sunday 1 March

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower in the morning.

Monday 2 March

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then tending northwesterly during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Tuesday 3 March

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots tending west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% 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 Saturday.

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