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.
Currently at St Helens Ap7.6°Tomorrow's forecast5°-13°
St Helens forecast: Sunday
Mostly sunny. Morning fog in the N. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW before dawn then becoming light later in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.
Forecast for St Helens (41.3219°S, 148.2486°E, 5m AMSL)