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Port Arthur Forecast

This morning 5°C
Today 12°C
late_shower

Now

6.3°C steady
Updated at 07:50 EST

Lower Derwent for Saturday Mostly sunny day. Areas of morning frost. High (70%) chance of rain this evening. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h turning N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming N 25 to 40 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 7 and 12. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

Currently at Tasman Island

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Temperature 6.3°C steady
Dew Point 0.8°C falling
Feels Like 3.7°C
Relative Humidity 68%
Wind icon
SW 12km/h rising
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 4.2mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
07:23 EST
Sunset sunset
17:08 EST

Nearby Now

Hobart Ap 2.4°C
Hobart 1.9°C

Next 12 hours in DUNALLEY (STROUD POINT)

48-hour forecast

9am

Clear
6°C

12pm

Mostly clear
11°C

3pm

Mostly clear
12°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
10°C

Lower Derwent Weather Warnings

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Tas - Sat 05:00 EST
Gale Warning for SW/CW coasts. Strong Wind Warning for Far NW/CN/UE/LE coasts & East of Flinders Island. Cancellation for SE Coast

Tas - Fri 15:53 EST
Minor Flood Warning for the Derwent River

Tasmania Weather Update

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Port Arthur 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Jul 30
Sun
Jul 31
Mon
Aug 1
Tue
Aug 2
Wed
Aug 3
Thu
Aug 4
Fri
Aug 5

Late shower

Clearing shower

Showers

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 12°C 13°C 13°C 12°C 12°C 13°C 14°C
Minimum 5°C 7°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 8°C
Chance of Rain 10% 10% 50% 50% 60% 50% 40%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Slight Nil Nil Slight Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 18
km/h
18
km/h
41
km/h
33
km/h
28
km/h
23
km/h
41
km/h
40
km/h
36
km/h
37
km/h
28
km/h
25
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction NW 18km/h
NW
NNE 18km/h
NNE
W 41km/h
W
W 33km/h
W
NNE 28km/h
NNE
NNW 23km/h
NNW
SW 41km/h
SW
SW 40km/h
SW
SSW 36km/h
SSW
SSW 37km/h
SSW
S 28km/h
S
S 25km/h
S
S 16km/h
S
SE 16km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 72% 54% 72% 65% 78% 75% 74% 77% 80% 79% 75% 77% 76% 73%
Dew Point 2°C 3°C 3°C 7°C 6°C 9°C 3°C 7°C 6°C 9°C 6°C 9°C 7°C 9°C

Port Arthur Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:52 EST
sunrise
07:23 EST
sunset
17:08 EST
last light
17:38 EST
moon
set
Sat 13:42 EST
rise
Sun 04:40 EST
moon
Wed
Aug 3
moon
Thu
Aug 11
moon
Thu
Aug 18
moon
Thu
Aug 25

Tasman Island Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jul 29
8.7°C 11°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jul 28
4.9°C 11.9°C 1.2mm
Wed
Jul 27
3.5°C 10.7°C 3.0mm
Tue
Jul 26
2.4°C 7.4°C 2.2mm
Mon
Jul 25
4.5°C 10.9°C 0.0mm

Tasman Island Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
482.4mm
114.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
399.2mm
79 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
485.6mm
111 Day(s)
Wettest Day
122.6mm
May 20
Lowest Temperature
0.8°C
Jul 24
Highest Temperature
26.3°C
Feb 23

Tasman Island Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
0.8°C
24th
Lowest On Record
1.1°C
22nd 2008
Average This Month
6.6°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
6.7°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
14.0°C
18th
Highest On Record
17.0°C
19th 2002
Average This Month
11.3°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
10.9°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
16.2mm
24th
Total This Month
53.6mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
75.2mm
18.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
142.4mm
2007
Driest On Record
34.2mm
2010
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