South West Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:06 pm EST on Friday 1 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A southwest flow over Tasmania this evening will ease during tomorrow as a high centred over the Bight moves over Victoria by Saturday night. The high should then become slow moving over southern New South Wales on Sunday, with a moderate west to northwest flow over Tasmania, as another high moves south of Western Australia. Both highs will maintain a broad ridge to the north of Tasmania on Monday and Tuesday as a series of fronts pass to the south.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Southwesterly below 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly in the late evening.

Saturday 2 August

West to northwesterly below 10 knots.

Sunday 3 August

Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
The chance of fog early in the morning with reduced visibility.

Monday 4 August

Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.

Tuesday 5 August

Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.

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 EST Saturday.

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