South West Lakes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:03 am EST on Monday 27 May 2019.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system to the south of Tasmania will move away to the east today, with an associated trough crosses the state. A cold front will then cross Tasmania early Tuesday before another trough on Wednesday. Cold and fresh to strong and gusty southwest to northwesterly winds prevail over the coming days before shifting to an even cooler southerly on Wednesday with a high pressure centre establishing south of the Bight. The southerly winds tend southwesterly on Thursday as the high moves northwards over the Bight.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

West to northwesterly below 10 knots tending west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending west to northwesterly in the evening.
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible hail from the late morning.

Tuesday 28 May

Small Craft Alert for Tuesday for South West Lakes

Westerly 15 to 20 knots tending northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Winds may reach up to 25 knots from the late morning until late afternoon.
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible hail.

Wednesday 29 May

Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the morning.
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Thursday 30 May

West to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

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 EST Monday.

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