Central North District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Weather Situation

A weak cold front over Tasmania will move to the east tonight, in a westerly flow, as a high moves south of South Australia. The high will move to the northwest of Tasmania during Wednesday and weaken while a new high centre will develop east of the state. This high will track eastwards over the Tasman Sea during Thursday. The next cold front will approach the west of Tasmania late Thursday before weakening and crossing the state early Friday as a ridge extends to the north. Another cold front will cross Tasmania later Saturday with westerly winds shifting southerly.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Wednesday 24 October

Partly cloudy. Areas of frost in the early morning. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending northwest to northeasterly from the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:40am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Launceston 4 18
Partly cloudy. Cressy 2 16
Mostly sunny. George Town 8 16

Thursday 25 October

Cloudy. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.

Friday 26 October

Partly cloudy. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.

Saturday 27 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

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

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