West & Sth Coast Weather
West & Sth Coast Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later this evening. Snow falling above 400 metres. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h.
Thursday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 700 metres. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW early in the morning then becoming light in the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Strahan in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds.
Sunday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost about higher ground. High (70%) chance of showers north of Strahan, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h.
West & Sth Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||9||90%||5-10mm||Nil||W 41||76||NW 46||72|
||2||9||70%||1-5mm||Moderate||W 17||85||WNW 16||67|
||3||8||90%||10-20mm||Moderate||W 28||87||NW 31||78|
||4||9||-||10-20mm||Slight||WNW 16||81||NW 16||73|
||2||8||90%||5-10mm||Moderate||WNW 26||94||NW 29||80|
||5||11||90%||10-20mm||Slight||W 20||87||NW 25||73|
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.