Central North District Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Saturday 25 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A high to the west of Tasmania extends a ridge over the state. A high to the east of Tasmania will become dominant early Sunday then slowly track eastwards over the Tasman Sea before becoming stationary on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday near New Zealand, bringing a period of settled weather to Tasmania. Another high will move south of the Bight on Wednesday before stalling as a trough approaches the west of Tasmania.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Sunday 26 February

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:50am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Launceston 12 23
Partly cloudy. Cressy 10 23
Partly cloudy. George Town 13 21

Monday 27 February

The chance of fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the for a time in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Tuesday 28 February

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Wednesday 1 March

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h for a time in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Sunday.

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