South West Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Wednesday 28 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A high centred to the west of Tasmania will move slowly to the southwest of the state today as a low develops to the northeast of the state, with winds tending southeasterly. The high will move to the far south of Tasmania on Thursday and remain there on Friday with southeasterly winds persisting as the low strengthens and moves slowly southward, lying east of Tasmania late Friday. The low will continue to move only slowly southward on Saturday as the area of high pressure south of Tasmania weakens.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 29 January

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots.
Weather
Cloudy.

Friday 30 January

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Saturday 31 January

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% 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 EDT Wednesday.

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