Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments.
Initial Flood Watch For North East, South East And Huon Catchments
Issued at 01:57 PM EST on Friday 12 August 2022
By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 1
MINOR FLOODING LIKELY FROM SUNDAY
A low pressure system will move over Victoria on Saturday and lie to the northeast of Tasmania by Saturday night. The low is expected to slowly move over northeastern Tasmania during Sunday and direct widespread rainfall over eastern and southern Tasmania. The low will remain over or near eastern Tasmania on Monday with rain tending to showers.
Catchments are relatively wet across the flood watch area and rivers will be responsive to rainfall.
Widespread 24 hour rainfall totals of 30-50 mm are likely across the flood watch area during Sunday, with isolated higher totals possible.
Minor flooding is likely to develop from Sunday for the flood watch area.
Catchments likely to be affected include:
North Esk River
South Esk River
East Coastal Rivers (north of Bicheno)
North Coastal Rivers
East Coastal Rivers (south of Bicheno)
Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. The Bureau of Meteorology does not provide a flood warning service for all of the catchments covered by this flood watch. For more information on the Flood Watch Service: http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml
For the latest warnings see www.bom.gov.au/tas/warnings
For the latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts
Flood Safety Advice:
For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening situations, call 000 immediately.
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.tas.gov.au
Road closure information is available at www.police.tas.gov.au}
The next Flood Watch will be issued by 12:00 pm EST on Saturday 13 August 2022.
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7 day forecast
Recherche 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. High chance of showers in the far S, medium chance elsewhere. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 14.
Forecast for Recherche (43.543°S, 146.8912°E, 0m AMSL) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Summary Minimum 6° 7° 9° 9° 8° 6° 8° Maximum 13° 14° 14° 15° 14° 14° 13° Chance of rain 40% 70% 90% 80% 70% 90% 70% Likely amount < 1mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm UV index Low Low Low Low Low - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 12
Wind direction NNE SE ESE ESE SSE SE ESE SSE SW WSW N NE WNW W Relative humidity 86% 74% 90% 87% 90% 88% 89% 85% 89% 84% 82% 73% 79% 68% Dew point 7°C 8°C 8°C 10°C 9°C 11°C 9°C 10°C 9°C 9°C 6°C 8°C 6°C 6°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Recherche (43.543°S, 146.8912°E, 0m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:41am EST 7:11am EST 5:22pm EST 5:52pm EST 5:23pm EST 7:35am EST Full moon Full moon Aug 12 Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 13 1 Saturday Saturday 14 2 Sunday Sunday 14 3 Monday Monday 15 4 Tuesday Tuesday 14 5 Wednesday Wednesday 14 6 Thursday Thursday 13 7 Thursday Thursday 13
Rain for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 0 1 Saturday Saturday 10 2 Sunday Sunday 20 3 Monday Monday 10 4 Tuesday Tuesday 5 5 Wednesday Wednesday 5 6 Thursday Thursday 5 7 Thursday Thursday 5