East Coast District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Wednesday 29 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A west to northwesterly stream continues as a high over South Australia moves to north of Tasmania today, then over the Tasman Sea by this evening. A hot northwesterly stream will develop during Thursday with a cold front to pass the far south in the late afternoon. Northerly winds freshen on Friday as a cold front slowly approaches from the west. The cold front will cross the state during Saturday morning and afternoon.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly sunny. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:10am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. St Helens 27
Partly cloudy. Orford 26
Mostly sunny. Swansea 28

Thursday 30 January

Hot and sunny. Winds west to northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h shifting south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Friday 31 January

Very hot. Mostly sunny day. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the evening. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 39.

Saturday 1 February

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwesterly 35 to 55 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EDT Wednesday.

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