Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania
Moderate Flood Warning For The South Esk River
Issued at 08:50 AM EST on Sunday 14 August 2022
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 2
MODERATE FLOODING POSSIBLE AT LEWIS HILL AND FINGAL FROM LATE MONDAY MORNING
Moderate flooding may develop along the St Pauls River at Lewis Hill from late Monday morning. Moderate flooding may develop along the South Esk River at Fingal overnight Sunday into Monday. Minor flooding is likely to develop at Llewellyn Sunday evening.
In the 24 hours to 8:00 am Sunday, rainfall totals of 20-75 mm have been observed across the South Esk River catchment. Rainfall totals of 20-40 mm are forecast for the South Esk River catchment for the remainder of Sunday.
Break O'Day River:
River rises are expected along the Break O'Day River during Sunday.
South Esk River above Fingal:
River rises are occurring along the South Esk River above Fingal from Sunday morning.
St Pauls River:
Moderate flooding may occur along the St Pauls River.
The St Pauls River at Lewis Hill is currently at 2.15 metres and rising, with minor flooding.
The St Pauls River at Lewis Hill may reach the moderate flood level (2.60 m) late Sunday morning. A moderate flood peak may occur Sunday afternoon.
South Esk River - Fingal to Llewellyn:
Moderate flooding may occur along the South Esk River - Fingal to Llewellyn.
The South Esk River at Fingal is currently at 3.55 metres and rising, below the minor flood level.
The South Esk River at Fingal is likely to exceed the minor flood level (4.00 m) late Sunday morning. The river level may reach the moderate flood level (5.00 m) overnight Sunday into Monday.
The South Esk River at Llewellyn is currently at 2.14 metres and rising, below the minor flood level.
The South Esk River at Llewellyn is likely to exceed the minor flood level (4.00 m) Sunday evening. The river level may reach around 4.50 metres Monday morning.
River rises are occurring along the Nile River from Sunday morning.
Flood Safety Advice:
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.tas.gov.au.
Road closure information is available at www.police.tas.gov.au}
For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening situations, call 000 immediately.
The next warning will be issued by 04:00 pm EST on Sunday 14 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Break O'Day River at Killymoon,0.61,Rising,04:00 AM SUN 14/08/22
South Esk River at Upper Esk Road Bridge,1.15,Rising,06:00 AM SUN 14/08/22
South Esk River at Mathinna,1.06,Rising,08:35 AM SUN 14/08/22
South Esk River at Fingal,3.55,Rising,08:40 AM SUN 14/08/22
St Pauls River at Lewis Hill,2.15,Rising,08:37 AM SUN 14/08/22
St Pauls River above Avoca,0.85,Steady,06:00 AM SUN 14/08/22
South Esk River at Llewellyn,2.14,Rising,08:15 AM SUN 14/08/22
South Esk River at Perth,2.35,Steady,06:00 AM SUN 14/08/22
South Esk River at Longford,0.70,Steady,08:28 AM SUN 14/08/22
South Esk River at Trevallyn Pond,126.75,Steady,08:15 AM SUN 14/08/22
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts.
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7 day forecast
Akaroa 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S/SE 25 to 35 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 14.
Forecast for Akaroa (41.3045°S, 148.3167°E, 6m AMSL) Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Summary Minimum 8° 7° 7° 6° 8° 7° 4° Maximum 14° 14° 15° 14° 15° 13° 13° Chance of rain 90% 80% 40% 60% 80% 50% 40% Likely amount 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm UV index Low Low Low Low Low - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 23
Wind direction SSE SSE ESE SW W SSW NW NNW NNW NNW NNW WNW WNW W Relative humidity 92% 92% 93% 86% 82% 68% 83% 72% 85% 77% 80% 71% 68% 55% Dew point 11°C 12°C 9°C 11°C 8°C 9°C 8°C 8°C 10°C 10°C 6°C 7°C 4°C 4°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Akaroa (41.3045°S, 148.3167°E, 6m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:31am EST 7:00am EST 5:24pm EST 5:53pm EST 7:58pm EST 8:28am EST Waning gibbous Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
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- Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds & Heavy Rain) U Derwent, South East, East Coast & Western, North East, Midlands & Central North
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Temperature for next 7 days
0 Sunday Sunday 14 1 Monday Monday 14 2 Tuesday Tuesday 15 3 Wednesday Wednesday 14 4 Thursday Thursday 15 5 Friday Friday 13 6 Saturday Saturday 13 7 Saturday Saturday 13
Rain for next 7 days
0 Sunday Sunday 20 1 Monday Monday 5 2 Tuesday Tuesday 0 3 Wednesday Wednesday 5 4 Thursday Thursday 10 5 Friday Friday 5 6 Saturday Saturday 0 7 Saturday Saturday 0