South West Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Monday 26 January 2015.

Weather Situation

Highs are centred to the west and east of Tasmania. The high to the east will weaken during Tuesday while the high to the west moves slowly closer to the southwest of Tasmania. A cold front will brush the south of Tasmania during Tuesday. The high will move only very slowly southeastwards on Wednesday as a low develops to the northeast of the state, with winds tending southeasterly. The high will move to the south of Tasmania on Thursday and remain there on Friday, with southeasterly winds persisting as the low strengthens to the northeast and becomes very slow moving.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Westerly about 10 knots.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 27 January

Winds
Mainly northerly below 10 knots becoming westerly late morning then south to southwesterly about 10 knots early afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers in the morning and afternoon.

Wednesday 28 January

Winds
Southeasterly below 10 knots.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 29 January

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Friday 30 January

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

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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