East Coast District Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Tuesday 21 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A high to the east of Tasmania will move over New Zealand on Wednesday and then remain stationary. A trough and low pressure system over the Bight will move slowly eastwards so that the trough will be over western Victoria on Thursday and then over Tasmania on Friday and Saturday. The low will gradually weaken and move south over the coming days.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Wednesday 22 November

Hot and sunny. The chance of fog in the north in the early morning. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day then tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 30.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:50am to 4:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Cloud clearing. St Helens 14 23
Sunny. Orford 13 26
Sunny. Swansea 12 27

Thursday 23 November

Partly cloudy. The chance of fog about higher ground in the early morning. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 29.

Friday 24 November

Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog in the north. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Saturday 25 November

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. Light winds becoming northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Wednesday.

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