South West Lakes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Monday 25 March 2019.

Weather Situation

A deep low pressure system to the southwest of Tasmania will continue moving east tonight, with the flow to swing west to southwesterly overnight as the low passes to the south then ease though Tuesday as the low continues to move away. Winds will then continue to ease Wednesday while shifting northwesterly as a high passes to the north, with a cold front to then approach Tasmania Thursday night. This front will then clear the state Friday morning, with a low to then develop to the southeast.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Small Craft Alert for Monday for South West Lakes

Winds
Northwesterly 25 to 30 knots.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening. Possible hail.

Tuesday 26 March

Small Craft Alert for Tuesday for South West Lakes

Winds
West to northwesterly 30 to 35 knots becoming westerly 25 to 30 knots before dawn then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

Wednesday 27 March

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northwesterly below 10 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Weather
Cloudy.

Thursday 28 March

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Friday 29 March

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots turning west to northwesterly below 10 knots during the morning.
Weather
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 5:00 am EDT Tuesday.

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