South West Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast updated at 4:25 pm EDT on Sunday 23 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure will move away to the east of Tasmania this evening. A cold front will cross the state tomorrow afternoon and early evening, with an associated low to pass to the south at night. A trough will cross Tasmania early Tuesday with a cold front to follow early on Wednesday, and then another trough will clip the southeast of the state during Wednesday. A strengthening high over the Bight will slowly approach Tasmania later on Wednesday, extending a ridge over the state early on Thursday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Monday 24 November

Small Craft Alert for Monday for South West Lakes

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon. Winds may reach up to 25 knots late in the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain.

Tuesday 25 November

Winds
Westerly 15 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Wednesday 26 November

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Thursday 27 November

Winds
West to southwesterly below 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 5:00 am EDT Monday.

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