Waratah Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Thursday 25 August 2016.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Summary
Partly cloudy.
Chance of any rain: 20%

Western area

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

Friday 26 August

Summary
Min 2
Max 8
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 4 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Western area

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

Sun protection recommended from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Strahan 4 12
Showers. Melaleuca 5 11
Showers. Queenstown 4 12
Showers. Rosebery 4 11

Saturday 27 August

Summary
Min 4
Max 8
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 5 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Western area

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h early in the morning then turning westerly 30 to 45 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

Sun protection recommended from 12:00 pm to 12:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

Sunday 28 August

Summary
Min 2
Max 9
Possible shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.4 mm
Chance of any rain: 40%

Western area

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

Sun protection recommended from 11:20 am to 1:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

Monday 29 August

Summary
Min 3
Max 12
Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 5%

Western area

Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far south in the morning. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

Tuesday 30 August

Summary
Min 4
Max 11
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 4 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

Wednesday 31 August

Summary
Min 7
Max 11
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 10 mm
Chance of any rain: 60%

Thursday 1 September

Summary
Min 7
Max 11
Possible shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.4 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

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

Product derived from IDT16710 and IDT16070