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Strahan Forecast

This morning 3°C
Today 10°C
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Now

7.2°C rising
Updated at 05:10 EST

West & Sth Coast for Monday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers or snow in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Possible hail. Areas of severe frost late tonight. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h turning W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Currently at Cape Sorell

24-hour graph
Temperature 7.2°C rising
Dew Point 4.8°C rising
Feels Like 2.9°C
Relative Humidity 85%
Wind icon
WNW 29km/h rising
Wind Gusts 37km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.8mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
07:26 EST
Sunset sunset
17:24 EST

Nearby Now

Strahan Ap 6.2°C
Low Rocky Point 8.0°C
Ouse 4.2°C

Next 12 hours in Strahan

48-hour forecast

6am

Shower
6°C

9am

Shower
8°C

12pm

Chance shower or storm. Windy
9°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm. Windy
10°C

West & Sth Coast Weather Warnings

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Tas - Tue 05:00 EST
Coastal Wind Warning for Tasmanian Waters.

Tas - Tue 04:58 EST
Road Weather Alert for for N W Coast, Central N, N E, W, Central Plateau, Midlands, E Coast, Upper Derwent Valley & S E F

Tas - Tue 04:52 EST
Bushwalking Alert for Western and Central Plateau for snow down to 300m this evening

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Strahan 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6
Fri
Aug 7
Sat
Aug 8
Sun
Aug 9
Mon
Aug 10

Windy with showers

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 10°C 8°C 10°C 11°C 11°C 12°C 11°C
Minimum 3°C 2°C 3°C 5°C 2°C 5°C 4°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 80% 60% 80% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
UV Index Low Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Moderate Moderate Moderate Slight Moderate Slight Slight
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 30
km/h
38
km/h
28
km/h
32
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
4
km/h
8
km/h
1
km/h
5
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 30km/h
WNW
WNW 38km/h
WNW
WSW 28km/h
WSW
SW 32km/h
SW
SW 12km/h
SW
SW 14km/h
SW
SSW 4km/h
SSW
SSW 8km/h
SSW
ENE 1km/h
ENE
WSW 5km/h
WSW
N 17km/h
N
N 21km/h
N
S 18km/h
S
SSW 16km/h
SSW
Relative Humidity 89% 83% 86% 68% 89% 69% 90% 73% 96% 69% 85% 72% 98% 67%
Dew Point 6°C 7°C 2°C 3°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 6°C 4°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 6°C 5°C

Strahan Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:56 EST
sunrise
07:26 EST
sunset
17:24 EST
last light
17:54 EST
moon
set
Tue 09:27 EST
rise
Tue 22:07 EST
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23
moon
Sun
Aug 30

Cape Sorell Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Aug 3
3.0°C 9°C 9.0mm
Sun
Aug 2
7.0°C 11.3°C 2.2mm
Sat
Aug 1
6.5°C 10.8°C 13.6mm
Fri
Jul 31
6.0°C 11.3°C 10.0mm
Thu
Jul 30
9.5°C 11.7°C 1.4mm

Cape Sorell Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
900.7mm
156.4 Day(s)
Total For 2015
540.0mm
139 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
622.2mm
129 Day(s)
Wettest Day
24.4mm
May 3
Lowest Temperature
3.0°C
Jul 8
Highest Temperature
27.3°C
Feb 22

Cape Sorell Almanac

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August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
3.0°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
1.7°C
7th 1960
Average This Month
5.5°C
-1.9°C
Long-term Average
7.4°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
11.3°C
2nd
Highest On Record
18.3°C
17th 1961
Average This Month
10.4°C
-2.1°C
Long-term Average
12.5°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.6mm
1st
Total This Month
24.8mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
147.5mm
23.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
288.1mm
1945
Driest On Record
53.0mm
2011
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