Central Plateau Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Wednesday 1 December 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system to the east of Tasmania continues to weaken today with warm to locally hot northeasterlies ahead of a weak trough crossing in the afternoon and early evening. The high to the east remains dominant on Thursday, with northeasterlies prevailing ahead of a trough bringing a westerly change over Tasmania in the afternoon and evening. A cold front is expected to cross early Friday with a trough to linger about the northeast in the afternoon and into Saturday morning before a high pressure system moves over the state during the afternoon.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening with hail.

Thursday 2 December

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning west to northwesterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Friday 3 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Saturday 4 December

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly during the day.
Weather
Cloudy.

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 4:05 pm EDT Wednesday.

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