South West Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Friday 3 April 2020.

Weather Situation

An approaching cold front directs a northerly flow over the state today. The front will approach the west this evening and cross Tasmania early Saturday morning, bringing a cold, strong and gusty west to southwesterly stream with a complex area of low pressure developing south of Tasmania. The next cold front will cross Tasmania during the day on Sunday as a low moves near the state. A high will build to the south of the Bight during Monday, directing an easing southwesterly stream across Tasmania on Monday and Tuesday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Saturday 4 April

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting west to southwesterly in the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Sunday 5 April

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

Monday 6 April

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Tuesday 7 April

Winds
West to southwesterly below 10 knots.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% 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 5:00 am EDT Saturday.

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