Central Plateau Lakes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Saturday 19 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough will cross Tasmania this afternoon and early evening in a fresh to strong and cold westerly stream. The flow will persist into Sunday before gradually moderating late on Sunday as a high moves south of Adelaide. The high will slowly approach Tasmania during Monday, with the stream becoming light by evening, before weakening on Tuesday as another high to the northeast of the state becomes dominant and winds tend northerly.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Central Plateau Lakes

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending westerly 20 to 30 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of snow showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early afternoon. Possible hail in the morning and early afternoon.

Sunday 20 October

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Central Plateau Lakes

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots turning southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the early afternoon then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Monday 21 October

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 22 October

Winds
West to northwesterly below 10 knots.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Saturday.

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