Forecast issued at 10:00 am EST on Saturday 1 August 2015.
A cold front will cross Tasmania this morning, with a fresh to strong westerly flow in its wake. The next cold front will cross Tasmania during Sunday, with another cold front to cross the state early Monday bringing a very cold southwesterly flow. Winds will shift westerly on Tuesday as a deep low passes well to the south of Tasmania and yet another cold front moves across the state late in the day.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
Small Craft Alert for Saturday for South West Lakes
- West to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Possible hail in the late morning and afternoon.
Sunday 2 August
Small Craft Alert for Sunday for South West Lakes
- Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots before dawn then decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the late morning.
- Cloudy. 90% chance of showers, with possible hail.
Monday 3 August
- Westerly 15 to 25 knots.
- Cloudy. 80% chance of snow showers, with possible hail in the morning and afternoon.
Tuesday 4 August
- Westerly 20 to 30 knots.
- Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
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.