East Coast District Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Thursday 13 August 2020.

Weather Situation

An area of high pressure over the Tasman Sea, paired with a large and near stationary low pressure system south of the Bight, direct a north to northeasterly stream over Tasmania. A trough will cross the state this afternoon and evening from the northwest, before weakening. Moist east to northeasterly winds will develop on Friday, before tending easterly on Saturday as a low pressure system develops near the New South Wales coast, then moves close to the northeast of Tasmania on Sunday

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the north. Medium (50%) chance of light showers during this afternoon and evening. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 15.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Light shower or two. St Helens 15
Light shower or two. Orford 14
Possible light shower. Swansea 15

Friday 14 August

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

Saturday 15 August

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

Sunday 16 August

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain. Heavy falls possible. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EST Thursday.

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