Furneaux Islands Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Friday 17 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A cold front will cross Tasmania late today and early Saturday. An area of low pressure will pass near the south of Tasmania during Saturday, with an associated trough to cross the state later in the day. A cold south to southwesterly flow will prevail over Tasmania on Sunday. A weak ridge of high pressure will cross Tasmania early on Monday, followed by a cold front during the day. On Tuesday, a high to the north of Tasmania will direct a west to southwesterly flow over the state.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the evening.

Saturday 18 August

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h tending westerly 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Whitemark 9 12

Sunday 19 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Winds westerly 25 to 30 km/h turning south to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 11.

Monday 20 August

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending westerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 11.

Tuesday 21 August

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h turning southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.

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

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