East Coast District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Saturday 22 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A trough approaches Tasmania today embedded in a freshening northwesterly stream. A cold front approaches late this evening and will cross Tasmania on Sunday, with a cool southwesterly flow to follow in its wake. This flow will ease through Monday as a narrow ridge approaches from the west, with a low to approach the west of the state during Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Morning frost in the north. Slight (30%) chance of a shower about higher ground this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 14.

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. St Helens 13
Partly cloudy. Orford 13
Partly cloudy. Swansea 14

Sunday 23 July

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h turning southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

Monday 24 July

Sunny. Patches of morning frost about higher ground. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 5 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 13.

Tuesday 25 July

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.

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

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