Central North District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Wednesday 26 April 2017.

Weather Situation

A vigorous cold front is crossing Tasmania on Wednesday morning. A cold south to southwesterly airstream will follow, with a ridge of high pressure to extend to the south of Tasmania late in the day then move over the state on Thursday. A weak front will pass just to the south of Tasmania during Thursday, then a west to southwesterly flow will continue through Friday. A high over the Bight will extend a ridge over the state on Saturday afternoon.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

The chance of fog early this morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers this morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly in the middle of the day then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 15.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Morning shower or two. Launceston 14
Morning shower or two. Cressy 13
Morning shower or two. George Town 15

Thursday 27 April

Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly in the middle of the day, then west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 16.

Friday 28 April

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

Saturday 29 April

Partly cloudy. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning, becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EST Wednesday.

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