Furneaux Islands Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Monday 19 August 2019.

Weather Situation

A southwesterly flow ahead of a warm front that will cross the state this afternoon and evening with winds tending westerly behind the front. Another cold front will cross the state Tuesday afternoon with winds strengthening to strong and gusty during Tuesday morning. Fresh to strong and gusty southwesterly flow on Wednesday as a high pressure system moves into the Bight and a low pressure system deepens. A high over the Bight will move slowly eastwards on Thursday, extending a ridge towards Tasmania late in the day as the southwesterly flow eases. A ridge crosses the state early on Friday with winds turning northwesterly later in the day.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later this evening. Winds westerly 40 to 55 km/h increasing to 45 to 60 km/h in the late evening.

Tuesday 20 August

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Winds westerly 55 to 75 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Very windy. Whitemark 7 13

Wednesday 21 August

Mostly sunny day. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Winds westerly 50 to 70 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.

Thursday 22 August

Partly cloudy. Winds westerly 55 to 65 km/h tending southwesterly 40 to 60 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.

Friday 23 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.

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

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