South West Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Monday 1 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front which crossed the state Monday moves out to the east this evening with the associated low to move to the southeast. A high will move over the Bight, then slowly eastwards Tuesday as a low develops over the northern Tasman Sea. The high should then weaken on Wednesday as it moves over NSW, while the low over the Tasman Sea intensifies. Another cold front to cross the Bight on Thursday morning is expected to weaken and form a trough to our northwest while a high centre remains close to the state. This high remains close to the state on Friday while several troughs sit over the mainland.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.

Tuesday 2 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.

Wednesday 3 September

Winds
North to northwesterly below 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly in the morning then becoming north to northwesterly in the evening.

Thursday 4 September

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.

Friday 5 September

Winds
Variable below 10 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 Tuesday.

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