Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Tuesday 3 May 2016.
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
- Northwesterly 20 to 25 knots.
- 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
- Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.
Thursday 5 May
- Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning northerly during the afternoon.
- Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.
Friday 6 May
- West to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots tending north to northwesterly below 10 knots during the evening.
- 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.