Western District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Monday 17 June 2019.

Weather Situation

A northwesterly stream over Tasmania will freshen during the afternoon ahead of a cold front to cross on Tuesday morning. A colder southwesterly stream will follow as a ridge of high pressure moves southwest of the state, associated with a high over the Bight. The ridge will extend over Tasmania on Wednesday while the high becomes almost stationary to the northwest. A weak front is expected to pass to the south early Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely later tonight. Winds northerly 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 14.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers increasing late. Strahan 14
Showers increasing late. Melaleuca 15
A few showers. Queenstown 14
Shower or two. Rosebery 11

Tuesday 18 June

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 600 metres. Possible hail from the late morning. Heavy falls possible near the coast. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h turning west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 11.

Wednesday 19 June

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the far south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 10.

Thursday 20 June

Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog north of Strahan. High (70%) chance of showers in the far south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 700 metres. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 10.

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

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