South West Lakes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EST on Saturday 26 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak high pressure ridge will cross Tasmania from the west tonight. A northwest flow is expected over the state tomorrow ahead of an approaching front which will dissipate over Tasmania overnight Sunday. A stronger cold front will approach during Monday and cross Tuesday with another front to follow in a vigorous west to northwest flow with a very deep low passing well south of the Bight. Yet another front will approach the Tasmanian west coast late on Wednesday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Variable below 10 knots.

Sunday 27 July

Small Craft Alert for Sunday for South West Lakes

North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.

Monday 28 July

Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.

Tuesday 29 July

Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.

Wednesday 30 July

Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots.

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 5:00 am EST Sunday.

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