Central North District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Monday 19 March 2018.

Weather Situation

A strong and gusty northwesterly flow precedes a vigorous cold front that will cross Tasmania Monday morning and afternoon, with strong and gusty westerly winds to follow. The stream will gradually moderate on Tuesday as a high moves south of the Bight in the morning, then to the west of Tasmania late, extending a ridge over the state. The high will track to the south of the state on Wednesday with an easterly flow developing, then move slowly eastwards on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon. Winds northwesterly 35 to 55 km/h tending west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 20.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:20am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Windy. Launceston 20
Shower or two. Windy. Cressy 20
Showers clearing. Very windy. George Town 18

Tuesday 20 March

Partly cloudy. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.

Wednesday 21 March

Becoming cloudy. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending easterly during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.

Thursday 22 March

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending east to northeasterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.

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

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