Furneaux Islands Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:32 pm EST on Thursday 18 August 2022.

Weather Situation

A northwesterly airstream strengthening ahead of an approaching cold front, to cross Thursday afternoon. A ridge of high pressure is then expected to drift over the state on Friday, but will be short lived as another cold front is forecast to cross early Saturday. A cooler southwesterly airstream then follows on Saturday, easing and tending northwesterly on Sunday as a ridge crosses. A strong cold front moves over Tasmania on Monday morning.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending westerly in the evening.

Friday 19 August

Mostly sunny day. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely at night. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h early in the morning then tending northwesterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

Fire Danger - No Rating

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Whitemark 7 14

Saturday 20 August

Partly cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h shifting southerly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.

Sunday 21 August

Cloudy. Light winds becoming northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.

Monday 22 August

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h tending westerly 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.

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

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