West Coast Weather
West Coast Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Patchy fog later tonight. Light winds.
Thursday Cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds.
Friday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h turning N 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds N 25 to 35 km/h shifting SW during the day.
West Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||18||80%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 24||81||WSW 31||58|
||6||14||50%||< 1mm||Nil||W 22||100||WSW 31||76|
||9||16||80%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 29||79||SW 28||60|
||7||17||70%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 20||75||SW 23||51|
||6||16||70%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 23||85||WSW 27||59|
||4||18||10%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 20||87||SW 27||49|
||10||17||80%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 26||73||SW 26||56|
||7||15||70%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 22||88||WSW 28||64|
Tasmania's cold snap is providing a remarkable turnaround for the prospects of the Ben Lomond ski field east of Launceston.
The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has heard the previous inquiry into the 2011 deluge prevented police from fully investigating the deaths that occurred during the disaster.
Parks and Wildlife will send staff by helicopter to remote Maatsuyker Island off Tasmania's south coast to assess damage from a lightning strike which has affected weather forecasting.