Central Plateau Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:07 am EDT on Wednesday 22 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high to the east of Tasmania will move slowly eastwards as a trough and weakening cold front cross the state later today. On Thursday, a new high will move past the south of Tasmania to be over the Tasman Sea early Friday. A complex area of low pressure near Adelaide is expected to move into Victoria late on Friday and extend another trough over Tasmania as another front approaches the west. The front and trough will move to the east of the state early on Saturday to be replaced by a ridge extending from another high centred over the Bight.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Mainly northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming west to northwesterly in the afternoon then west to southwesterly in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.

Thursday 23 October

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly 5 to 15 knots during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Friday 24 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Saturday 25 October

Winds
Northwesterly below 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% 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 4:05 pm EDT Wednesday.

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