King Island Forecast

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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

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. Winds northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h.

Saturday 18 August

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds westerly 30 to 45 km/h tending southwesterly 35 to 50 km/h in the late afternoon. 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. Windy. Currie 9 11

Sunday 19 August

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds south to southwesterly 35 to 55 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 11.

Monday 20 August

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending westerly during the morning then tending west to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.

Tuesday 21 August

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.

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

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