Lake Barrington - TAS

  Lake,River,Creek

Position

DEG: -41.387094 146.211044
DMS: 41º 23' 13.53" S 146º 12' 39.76" E
UTM: 55 G 5417970mN 434037mE
Altitude: 124m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Lake,River,Creek

Location

9.51kms West of Sheffield
13.38kms NorthEast of Moina
17.63kms North of Liena
22.81kms South of Forth

Address & Contact

Tasmania 7306
Phone: (03) 6491 1036
Email: kvic@kentish.tas.gov.au
Web: https://www.sheffieldtasmania.com.au/lake-barrington

Information

Lake Barrington was formed by a dam on the River Fourth.The lake is part of the Tasmanian Hydro Electric Scheme but is used for other purposes including competition rowing. It is also used for boating, canoeing, fishing, water skiing and jet skis. It can be accessed from a number of boat ramps and there is a campsite at Wilmot. The former campground at Kentish has been decommissioned (2024).
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Sheffield at 28/11:00am EST
Distance from Lake Barrington 9.24km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
16.4°C14.9°C68%10.5°C1022.7hPa0.0mmWNW9km/hr
5knots
15km/hr
8knots

Closest Climatic Station

Sheffield School Farm
Distance from Lake Barrington 9.24km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C21.921.619.816.513.611.610.811.713.115.118.019.5
Mean Min. °C10.610.89.27.05.43.93.33.94.75.77.68.9
Mean Rain mm48.845.561.366.587.1104.7114.4133.0125.478.493.568.1

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