South West Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:30 am EDT on Sunday 7 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A high lies to the east of Tasmania while a weak trough will remain over the state during the day, flanked by highs to the east and well to the west. The trough will persist over northeastern Tasmania on Monday, and a ridge will extend over southern parts, while a weak cold front passes to the south. The ridge will weaken on Tuesday with a trough to move over the state as another high centre develops to the east. A cold front will weaken near the south of Tasmania on Wednesday with the trough to move to the northeast during the morning.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
West to northwesterly to 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly late afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 8 February

Winds
Westerly to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of drizzle in the morning.

Tuesday 9 February

Winds
West to northwesterly about 10 knots.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 10 February

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 EDT Sunday.

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