Central North District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:35 pm EST on Thursday 25 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front will cross Tasmania this evening in a westerly flow. A weak ridge will drift over Tasmania during Friday, associated with a high to the north, while a deep low moves well south of the Bight. Another cold front will approach the west of Tasmania late Saturday as the low moves to the far southwest and the high moves over the Tasman Sea. The front will cross Tasmania Sunday morning, with fresh and gusty north to northwesterly winds shifting cold westerly. Another ridge will cross Tasmania on Monday with the next cold front approaching the west coast late evening.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 30 km/h tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Friday 26 May

Mostly sunny. Areas of morning fog. Areas of morning frost. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

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7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Launceston 3 15
Morning fog. Cressy 2 13
Partly cloudy. George Town 8 15

Saturday 27 May

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast in the evening. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.

Sunday 28 May

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, easing to showers in the early morning and clearing in the late afternoon. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 14.

Monday 29 May

Mostly sunny morning. High (70%) chance of showers in the evening. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 14.

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

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