South West Lakes Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Tuesday 1 September 2015.

Weather Situation

A broad area of low pressure over the Tasman Sea will move southeast today, with a high to the south of Tasmania maintaining a ridge over the state. Another low is expected to intensify over the Bight on Tuesday, with a series of cold fronts well to the south of Tasmania. The low will pass north of Tasmania late Wednesday and early Thursday, as a cold front crosses Tasmania. A southerly stream will develop in its wake early Thursday, then ease as a high tracks over the Bight. A warm front is then expected to cross early Friday, while the high moves over Victoria.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly in the middle of the day then north to northeasterly in the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 2 September

Winds
Variable below 10 knots.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers in the afternoon and evening.

Thursday 3 September

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming westerly during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Friday 4 September

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% 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.

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