South West Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:03 am EST on Saturday 19 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near Adelaide will continue moving east today, with an associated ridge to cross Tasmania as a cold front moves over the Bight, expected to cross the state tomorrow afternoon and evening. A low pressure system will develop over the Bight Sunday night then move southeast, passing just southwest of Tasmania Monday night with an associated cold front to then cross the state early on Tuesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

West to southwesterly around 10 knots, becoming northwesterly in the evening.

Sunday 20 April

Small Craft Alert for Sunday for South West Lakes

North to northwesterly 10 to 20 knots turning westerly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.

Monday 21 April

Variable below 10 knots.

Tuesday 22 April

Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.

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 Saturday.

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