Weather Station

The DSS Weather Station is now LIVE

The Derwent Sailing Squadron Weather Station is now live thanks to the City of Hobart. This includes: wind speed, wind direction, rainfall, temperature/humidity and barometric pressure.

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DSS Weather Station

Warnings and forecasts from Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) website

These services are provided by the BOM and generally are provided routinely throughout the day. The marine weather warnings may be issued at any time when the need becomes apparent. All links go to the BOM website and open in a new window

The Bureau's MetEye

The Bureau of Meteorology’s MetEye is an all-in-one site for checking latest and forecast weather. Including: temperature, rain, wind, sea temperature, waves, storms, snow, fog, frost, humidity.

The Meteye

Five Vital Checks

There are at least five things to take note of when planning your boating trip:
Are warnings current for your boating area ?
Are there weather conditions affecting safe navigation and comfort?
What are the wind trends?
What are the wave conditions?
When is the next high and low tide?
Learn more about the Bureau of Meteorology’s 5 Vital Checks advisory.

About the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)

The BOM provides local, national and international weather forecasts, warnings and observations for coastal waters areas and high seas around Australia.

Other useful weather information

There is a wealth of information on the Bureau of Meteorology’s website – best to familiarise yourself with the site. Some of our faves: Links open in new window.
Derwent Estuary Forecast
Hobart 7-day forecast
Hobart area observations
Wind forecast models
Marine services for offshore yacht races
High seas forecasts



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