Central North District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Saturday 25 May 2019.

Weather Situation

A series of low pressure systems will move to the south of Tasmania tonight, Sunday evening and during Tuesday. These lows are bringing cold fronts over the state on Sunday night, early Tuesday and on Wednesday. Cold and fresh to strong and gusty southwest to northwesterly winds prevail over the coming days before shifting to an even cooler southerly on Wednesday with a high pressure centre establishing south of the Bight.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Sunday 26 May

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Winds northwesterly 35 to 55 km/h tending west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 11.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Becoming windy. Launceston 6 13
Showers. Becoming windy. Cressy 3 12
Showers. Very windy. George Town 7 12

Monday 27 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the coast, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 11.

Tuesday 28 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds west to northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 11.

Wednesday 29 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the coast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 600 metres. Possible small hail in the morning and afternoon. Morning frost. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 12.

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

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