South West Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Wednesday 21 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A trough lies over Tasmania, while a cold front will weaken near the south of the state during today. A ridge will develop over Tasmania Thursday morning before weakening during the day as a low moves over South Australia. The low will move eastwards over the mainland on Friday, with a weak trough to move over Tasmania during the day. A cold front will cross Tasmania during Saturday, with light winds tending cooler southwesterly as a high passes south of Western Australia.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

West to northwesterly to 10 knots.
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Thursday 22 October

Southwest to northwesterly to 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly in the afternoon then east to southeasterly late evening.
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Friday 23 October

North to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming northwesterly during the morning then becoming west to southwesterly during the day.
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 24 October

Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning then tending southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Please be awareWind forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Wednesday.

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