Central North District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast updated at 7:55 pm EST on Saturday 18 September 2021.

Weather Situation

A west to northwesterly stream will strengthen further on Sunday ahead of a cold front to cross Tasmania during the afternoon. Winds will remain strong and gusty overnight ahead of another front to cross early Monday, bearing a colder west to southwesterly stream. A trough is expected to move over the state during Tuesday, as fresh and gusty southwesterly winds tend more westerly, while a high drifts over the Bight. On Wednesday the high will slowly move over S.A, while a westerly flow is maintained over Tasmania.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h tending north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening.

Sunday 19 September

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwesterly 40 to 60 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.

Sun protection 10:20am to 1:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Rain. Windy. Launceston 6 14
Rain. Windy. Cressy 5 13
Rain. Very windy. George Town 9 13

Monday 20 September

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 600 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds west to northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h turning southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 13.

Tuesday 21 September

Partly cloudy. The chance of morning frost. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning west to northwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 1 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.

Wednesday 22 September

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

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

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