Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania
Initial Moderate Flood Warning For The Meander River
Issued at 11:26 AM EST on Tuesday 16 August 2022
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 1
MODERATE FLOODING POSSIBLE AROUND WESTWOOD BRIDGE FROM OVERNIGHT TUESDAY DUE TO FLOODWATER FROM SOUTH ESK RIVER
Minor flooding is expected along the lower Meander River about Westwood Bridge from Tuesday afternoon due to floodwater from the South Esk River. Moderate flooding may develop overnight Tuesday. No flooding is expected along the Meander River from Meander to Strathbridge.
In the 24 hours to 9am Tuesday, no significant rainfall has been observed in the Meander catchment. No significant rainfall has been forecast for the remainder of Tuesday into Wednesday.
Inundation of low-lying areas about Westwood Bridge may be a hazard.
Meander River below Strathbridge:
Moderate flooding may occur along the Meander River below Strathbridge.
The Meander River at Westwood Bridge is currently at 3.75 metres and rising.
The Meander River at Westwood Bridge is expected to exceed the minor flood level (4.00 m) Tuesday afternoon. The river level may reach the moderate flood level (6.00 m) overnight Tuesday into Wednesday.
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 05:30 pm EST on Tuesday 16 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Meander River at Meander,1.03,Steady,10:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Meander River at Deloraine Railway Bridge,0.96,Steady,10:45 AM TUE 16/08/22
Meander River at Strathbridge,2.43,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Meander River at Westwood Bridge,3.75,Rising,10:50 AM TUE 16/08/22
Liffey River at Upstream West Channel,0.95,Steady,10:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Liffey River at Carrick,0.69,Steady,10:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
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
Blythe Heads 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. High chance of showers in the W, slight chance elsewhere. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 16.
Forecast for Blythe Heads (41.0778°S, 145.9858°E, 25m AMSL) Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Summary Minimum 7° 5° 9° 6° 5° 5° 7° Maximum 15° 12° 14° 12° 12° 13° 13° Chance of rain 5% 90% 80% 60% 20% 90% 90% Likely amount < 1mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm 5-10mm UV index Low Low Low Low Moderate - - Frost risk Nil Slight Nil Nil Slight Slight Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 16
Wind direction WSW SW W N NW NW WSW W WSW WSW NW NW NW WNW Relative humidity 81% 66% 81% 84% 93% 89% 76% 61% 79% 62% 80% 85% 88% 82% Dew point 8°C 8°C 5°C 9°C 11°C 12°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 10°C 11°C 7°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Blythe Heads (41.0778°S, 145.9858°E, 25m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:38am EST 7:06am EST 5:36pm EST 6:04pm EST 10:27pm EST 9:26am EST Waning gibbous Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Tuesday Tuesday 15 1 Wednesday Wednesday 12 2 Thursday Thursday 14 3 Friday Friday 12 4 Saturday Saturday 12 5 Sunday Sunday 13 6 Monday Monday 13 7 Monday Monday 13
Rain for next 7 days
0 Tuesday Tuesday 0 1 Wednesday Wednesday 20 2 Thursday Thursday 5 3 Friday Friday 5 4 Saturday Saturday 0 5 Sunday Sunday 10 6 Monday Monday 10 7 Monday Monday 10