Central Plateau Lakes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Friday 23 February 2018.

Weather Situation

A high sits in the Tasman Sea, with a broad area of low pressure approaching Tasmania from the west. A cold front will cross the state on Saturday as an associated low moves to the south, with a second front to follow later on Saturday, then a trough on Sunday morning will bring a colder southwesterly flow. A high over the Bight will move eastwards during Sunday, extending a ridge to the southwest of Tasmania later in the day. The ridge will move over Tasmania during Monday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain.

Saturday 24 February

Small Craft Alert for Saturday for Central Plateau Lakes

North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Sunday 25 February

Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Monday 26 February

Southwesterly about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly during the evening.
Cloud clearing.

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 4:05 pm EDT Friday.

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