East Coast District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Sunday 24 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A broad and complex area of low pressure lies to the south and west of Tasmania. The system will track eastwards today and a weak low and associated cold front will cross the west coast tonight. A colder southwesterly stream will develop during Monday morning, then tend westerly on Tuesday as a high moves over Victoria. The high is expected to move over the Tasman Sea early Wednesday, while an area of low pressure over the Bight moves southeastwards, forecast to lie over Tasmania in the evening.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely from late this morning. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 17.

Sun protection 10:10am to 2:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers developing. St Helens 16
Possible shower. Wind easing. Orford 17
Possible shower. Wind easing. Swansea 18

Monday 25 September

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 16.

Tuesday 26 September

Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost in the north. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

Wednesday 27 September

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about higher ground. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

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

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