Mount Field Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Monday 21 August 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Summary
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 0%

Western area

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h.

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

Tuesday 22 August

Summary
Min -3
Max 6
Morning frost. Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 3 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Western area

Cloudy. Areas of frost about higher ground in the early morning. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 1300 metres. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers increasing. Strahan 5 13
Showers increasing. Melaleuca 4 12
Showers increasing. Queenstown 3 12
Showers increasing. Rosebery 4 12

Wednesday 23 August

Summary
Min -1
Max 4
Showers or snow.
Possible rainfall: 5 to 10 mm
Chance of any rain: 95%

Western area

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 700 metres late. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h before dawn then becoming light early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 11.

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

Thursday 24 August

Summary
Min -3
Max 5
Showers or snow at times.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

Western area

Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost about higher ground. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 800 metres at first. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

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

Friday 25 August

Summary
Min -1
Max 6
Showers. Becoming windy.
Possible rainfall: 3 to 8 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Western area

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 1100 metres. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

Saturday 26 August

Summary
Min -2
Max 3
Showers or snow easing.
Possible rainfall: 6 to 15 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Sunday 27 August

Summary
Min -4
Max 4
Morning frost. Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Monday 28 August

Summary
Min -1
Max 5
Showers increasing.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 6 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

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

Product derived from IDT16710 and IDT16070