Hobart Airport 256km Radar/Lightning

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Radar Details

Hobart Airport Windfinding and Weather Watch Radar
Tasmania
42.8330°S  147.5100°E  3m AMSL

LocationHobart Airport Radar TypeWF 100 C Band Typical Availability0000-0300; 0430-0900; 1030-1500; 1630-2100; 2230-0000

This installation is primarily a windfinding radar. The coverage in weather watch mode is poor. Surrounded by mountains and hills in most directions, it provides coverage for the immediate area surrounding Hobart Airport, about 40km along the Coal River Valley to the northwest and to the southeast over Frederick Henry Bay to the Tasman Peninsula.

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Weather News

Severe weather warning issued for Tasmania as twin cold fronts approach

18:29 EST

Severe weather warnings are in place across large parts of Tasmania, as strong winds and heavy rainfall batter the state.

Cafe provides vital buzz to drought-impacted Walgett locals and visitors

09:22 EST

Katie Murray can not quite believe that her little business is bucking the trend of economic downturn due to drought, but she says the figures and the numbers speak for themselves.

Windy weather prompts warnings across Australia

07:47 EST

A strong high pressure system and a cold front will produce blustery winds from Tasmania to the Top End on Tuesday.