South West Lakes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Tuesday 3 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A strong and gusty northwesterly stream precedes a cold front which is crossing Tasmania this morning. The stream will tend more westerly behind the front, then northwesterly again on Wednesday. Another front will cross overnight on Thursday, with the associated deep low to pass well to south.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Small Craft Alert for Tuesday for South West Lakes

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening with possible hail.

Wednesday 4 May

Small Craft Alert for Wednesday for South West Lakes

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Thursday 5 May

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning northerly during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Friday 6 May

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots tending north to northwesterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% 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 Tuesday.

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