Central North District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Saturday 21 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A high over the Bight will remain almost stationary until Sunday, leaving Tasmania in a west to southwesterly flow, with a series of embedded fronts to brush past the state over the next few days. A second high centre will form near the New South Wales coast on Sunday, before becoming the dominant high on Monday as the high to the northwest weakens. A trough will move over Tasmania later Monday and remain near the north of the state on Tuesday as the high moves over the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Becoming cloudy. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 19.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:40am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Becoming cloudy. Launceston 20
Partly cloudy. Cressy 18
Partly cloudy. George Town 17

Sunday 22 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.

Monday 23 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 20.

Tuesday 24 October

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning, becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.

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

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