King Island Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Tuesday 24 September 2019.

Weather Situation

A cold front approaching from the southwest will cross the state this morning. A high over the Bight will move near Adelaide and extend a ridge over Tasmania early Wednesday. As the high passes to the north, then away to the east on Thursday, a northwesterly stream will develop and freshen early Friday before a cold front crosses the state during the morning. A cooler southwesterly flow will follow, then tend westerly as another high moves over the Bight in the evening.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely this afternoon. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 14.

Sun protection 9:50am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Currie 14

Wednesday 25 September

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending westerly early in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.

Thursday 26 September

Partly cloudy. Winds west to northwesterly and light becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending northerly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Friday 27 September

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds northwesterly 30 to 40 km/h increasing to 45 km/h before turning southwesterly 30 to 40 km/h during the morning, then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.

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

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