King Island Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Tuesday 21 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A high in the Bight extends a ridge over Tasmania on Tuesday and Wednesday, disturbed by a trough crossing Tuesday afternoon. A cold front is expected to pass Tasmania on Thursday morning, with a second, stronger front to follow on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Winds west to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 14.

Sun protection 10:00am to 2:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Currie 13

Wednesday 22 September

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning westerly 25 to 35 km/h before dawn then increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.

Thursday 23 September

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds westerly 35 to 55 km/h tending northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Friday 24 September

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, with possible hail in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h turning west to southwesterly 40 to 60 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

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

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