Central Plateau Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Sunday 11 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A cold and vigorous southwesterly flow over Tasmania will ease Monday morning as a high moves over the southeast of the mainland then extends a ridge over the state later in the day. The ridge will move east of Tasmania Tuesday morning as a cold front approaches from the west, with winds tending north to northwesterly and strengthening. The front will cross Tasmania Wednesday morning, followed by a trough, with winds shifting fresh to strong westerly. Another cold front will cross Tasmania during Thursday in a fresh to strong west to southwesterly stream.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers. Snow possible above 1000 metres.

Monday 12 April

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 13 April

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Wednesday 14 April

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly 15 to 25 knots during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Thursday 15 April

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots tending southwesterly during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Please be awareWind forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Monday.

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