Strahan - TAS

  Population - Town

Position

DEG: -42.15194 145.32733
DMS: 42º 09' 6.98" S 145º 19' 38.39" E
UTM: 55 G 5332000mN 361801mE
Altitude: 24.47m

Description

Place Type

Population - Population - Town

Location

183.64kms NorthWest of Hobart - Driving 300 km (4 hours 0 mins)
482.67kms South of Melbourne - Driving 683 km (23 hours 30 mins)

Address & Contact

19 Lynch St
Strahan TAS 7468
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Strahan (pronounced "straw-n"), is a small town on the West Coast of Tasmania, Australia. It is located on Long Bay at the northern end of Macquarie Harbour. Strahan Harbour and Risby Cove are in the north east end of Long Bay.

Originally developed as a port of access for the mining settlements in the area, Strahan was a vital location for the timber industry that existed around Macquarie Harbour. For a substantial part of the nineteenth century and early twentieth century it also was port for regular shipping of passengers and cargo. The Strahan Marine Board was an important authority dealing with the issues of the port and Macquarie Harbour up until the end of the twentieth century when it was absorbed into the Hobart Marine Board.
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Closest Weather Station

Strahan at 18/05:00am EDT
Distance from Strahan 3.03km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
13.3°C12.8°C91%11.9°C1010.4hPa0.0mmNNE6km/hr
3knots
7km/hr
4knots

Closest Climatic Station

Strahan Aerodrome
Distance from Strahan 3.03km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C20.721.119.416.714.212.612.213.114.316.117.919.7
Mean Min. °C10.710.89.78.47.45.55.15.86.27.38.39.6
Mean Rain mm85.863.8103.6114.1144.3152.1170.5173.8156.3117.595.693.9

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