King Island Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Weather Situation

A weak cold front over Tasmania will move to the east tonight, in a westerly flow, as a high moves south of South Australia. The high will move to the northwest of Tasmania during Wednesday and weaken while a new high centre will develop east of the state. This high will track eastwards over the Tasman Sea during Thursday. The next cold front will approach the west of Tasmania late Thursday before weakening and crossing the state early Friday as a ridge extends to the north. Another cold front will cross Tasmania later Saturday with westerly winds shifting southerly.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower later this evening. Winds west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

Wednesday 24 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower in the early morning. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:50am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Currie 8 14

Thursday 25 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers at night. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.

Friday 26 October

Cloudy. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 25 km/h becoming southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.

Saturday 27 October

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning. Winds westerly 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then turning southerly 30 to 35 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Wednesday.

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