South West Lakes Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EST on Sunday 25 August 2019.

Weather Situation

Tasmania is in a westerly flow, while a cold front will pass to the south of the state tonight. The westerly stream will continue on Monday, with a weak embedded trough to cross Tasmania during the day, while winds will freshen and tend northwesterly on Tuesday as a cold front approaches from the west. This front will cross Tasmania during Wednesday, leaving a cold southerly flow in its wake. A high to the west will extend a ridge over Tasmania Thursday morning, with a high centre to develop over the state later in the day.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

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

Monday 26 August

Winds
Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 20 knots before dawn.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Tuesday 27 August

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers.

Wednesday 28 August

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. Near 100% chance of showers.

Thursday 29 August

Winds
South to southwesterly below 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 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 EST Monday.

Product IDT12510