South West Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 10:05 am EST on Wednesday 14 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A cold front will clear to the east of Tasmania early this morning with a strong westerly stream to follow. Another cold front will cross during Thursday morning bringing a cool southwesterly change. The stream will tend westerly on Friday then continue on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Gale Warning for Wednesday for South West Lakes

Winds
West to northwesterly 30 to 35 knots becoming westerly 25 to 30 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the early afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

Thursday 15 April

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for South West Lakes

Winds
Westerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 25 knots before dawn.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers.

Friday 16 April

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning northwesterly during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Saturday 17 April

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% 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 EST Wednesday.

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