Central North District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Monday 18 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A high situated to the north of Tasmania combines with a warm front to the south to produce gusty west to northwesterly winds during Monday. The stream will ease on Tuesday as another high moves over the state late in the day. Northerly winds develop during Wednesday, becoming strong and gusty in the evening, as the high moves to the east of Tasmania and a complex area of low pressure moves across the Bight. A cold front is expected to cross Tasmania on Thursday with the gusty northerly winds turning westerly and easing as it passes.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Winds west to northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 21.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:50am to 5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Launceston 21
Partly cloudy. Cressy 22
Windy. Cloudy. George Town 18

Tuesday 19 November

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 20.

Wednesday 20 November

Partly cloudy. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting northerly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.

Thursday 21 November

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h during the morning then tending west to northwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EDT Monday.

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