Central North District Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Thursday 20 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A high to the south of Tasmania extends a ridge over the south and east of the state. The high will remain about southern and eastern Tasmania over the next few days, before moving over the southern Tasman Sea early Sunday. Meanwhile a low pressure centre will move over South Australia on Friday, while it will slowly move to the south of Adelaide during the weekend. A weak cold front is expected to pass to the south on Monday morning, to be quickly followed by a ridge extending over Tasmania from a new high forming to the west.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Friday 21 January

Areas of fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:00am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Launceston 11 29
Hot and sunny. Cressy 10 30
Sunny. George Town 12 23

Saturday 22 January

The chance of fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Sunday 23 January

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Monday 24 January

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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