South West Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Sunday 15 December 2019.

Weather Situation

A cold front will cross Tasmania this evening and a low to the east will move over the Tasman Sea. A high near Adelaide will move to the north of Tasmania on Monday, extending a ridge over the state, while a warm front passes to the south in the evening. A weak cold front will also pass to the south early Tuesday before a high moves over Tasmania. The high is expected to drift over the Tasman Sea on Wednesday directing a warm northerly stream, ahead of a cold front to cross the state in the evening. Another high is expected to move in from the west on Thursday, and be centred over the state in the evening.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Monday 16 December

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy.

Tuesday 17 December

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending west to southwesterly below 10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Wednesday 18 December

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the day then tending westerly during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 19 December

Winds
Westerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning then becoming variable below 10 knots during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy.

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 5:00 am EDT Monday.

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