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.
Strahan forecast: Tuesday
Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 600 metres this morning. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h turning W 25 to 40 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 7 and 12.
Forecast for Strahan (42.155°S, 145.2908°E, 20m AMSL)