Central Plateau Lakes Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:06 am EDT on Thursday 15 November 2018.

Weather Situation

A trough lies about the northeast of Tasmania. A weak cold front will brush the state early this morning, with a high over the Bight to then direct a southerly flow over the state while extending a ridge just south of Tasmania. The trough will slowly move westward through Bass Strait later today, with the trough to then deepen over the state on Friday as as another cold front approaches form the west and a high moves south of the Bight. A southerly flow will then redevelop on Saturday once the cold front passes and as the high approaches the state, with a warming northerly flow to the develop on Sunday as the high continues east over the Tasman Sea and a trough moves over the Bight.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers late this afternoon and evening.

Friday 16 November

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots before dawn then becoming variable below 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Saturday 17 November

Winds
Southwesterly below 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 18 November

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Thursday.

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