Cradle Valley Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:20 pm EST on Tuesday 26 September 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Summary
Mostly clear.
Chance of any rain: 10%

Overland Track area

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower early this evening. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Light winds.

Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

Wednesday 27 September

Summary
Min -2
Max 6
Early frost. Showers increasing.
Possible rainfall: 6 to 10 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Overland Track area

Cloudy. Patches of frost and the chance of fog in the early morning. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then tending north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 9:50 am to 2:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Early frost. Showers increasing. Cradle Valley -2 6
Early frost. Showers increasing. Lake St Clair -3 9
Early frost. Showers increasing. New Pelion Hut -3 7

Thursday 28 September

Summary
Min 3
Max 6
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 3 to 8 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Overland Track area

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 1100 metres. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning westerly before dawn.

Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

Friday 29 September

Summary
Min 2
Max 7
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 4 to 15 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Overland Track area

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h during the morning.

Sun protection recommended from 9:40 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

Saturday 30 September

Summary
Min 1
Max 5
Showers or snow.
Possible rainfall: 4 to 15 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Overland Track area

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers or snow. Winds northwest to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h becoming southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending westerly 35 to 50 km/h during the day.

Sunday 1 October

Summary
Min 2
Max 7
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 8 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Overland Track area

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h.

Monday 2 October

Summary
Min 3
Max 10
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

Overland Track area

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely during the morning. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h.

Tuesday 3 October

Summary
Min 3
Max 9
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 3 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

Overland Track area

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:15 am EST Wednesday.

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