East Coast District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Thursday 22 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A northwesterly stream over Tasmania will strengthen tomorrow ahead of a cold front, which will cross Tasmania in the afternoon bearing a cold southwesterly flow in its wake. The flow will tend west to northwesterly on Saturday before strengthening on Sunday ahead of another front which will cross the state later in the day. On Monday, a southwesterly flow will slowly ease as a high moves to the north of Tasmania.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Friday 23 June

Partly cloudy. Areas of frost about higher ground in the early morning. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 600 metres late in the evening. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the morning then turning west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 16.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Becoming windy. St Helens 5 16
Showers developing. Orford 5 15
Shower or two developing. Swansea 4 16

Saturday 24 June

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 500 metres. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

Sunday 25 June

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h during the morning then turning westerly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.

Monday 26 June

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Friday.

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