South West Lakes Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:17 pm EDT on Wednesday 29 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A high to north of Tasmania will move over the Tasman Sea this evening. A hot west to northwesterly stream will develop during Thursday, with a cold front to pass near the south of Tasmania during the day. Hot northerly winds will freshen on Friday as a cold front slowly approaches from the west. The cold front will cross Tasmania during Saturday morning and afternoon as winds shift cooler westerly. Another cold front will cross Tasmania during Sunday in the westerly flow.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots late evening.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Thursday 30 January

Winds
North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots early morning then becoming variable about 10 knots later in the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 31 January

Winds
East to northeasterly below 10 knots tending northerly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day.
Weather
Hot. Sunny morning. 70% chance of rain in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm at night.

Saturday 1 February

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.

Sunday 2 February

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% 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 Thursday.

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