South West Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Tuesday 26 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A deep low to the south of Tasmania will move away to the southeast during today. A cold front and low will reach the west coast this evening, with the front to cross the state overnight. A westerly flow will then persist over Tasmania for the remainder of the week, with further fronts to brush the south of the state on Wednesday evening and during Friday morning. The flow will tend northwesterly on Saturday as a more substantial cold front approaches from the west.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Small Craft Alert for Tuesday for South West Lakes

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots. Winds may reach up to 25 knots late this evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 27 July

Small Craft Alert for Wednesday for South West Lakes

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending west to southwesterly in the morning then becoming west to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers.

Thursday 28 July

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

Friday 29 July

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly 15 to 25 knots during the morning then becoming west to northwesterly about 10 knots during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Saturday 30 July

Winds
North to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots during the day.
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 5:00 am EST Wednesday.

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