Central North District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Monday 27 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A west to northwesterly stream persists over Tasmania as a high over the Bight slowly moves eastwards, with a trough moving to the south of the state during Tuesday. The high will enter the Tasman Sea later on Wednesday, with a hot northwesterly stream to develop during Thursday, then freshen on Friday as a cold front approaches from the west.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Mostly clear. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Tuesday 28 January

Partly cloudy. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:20am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Launceston 12 24
Partly cloudy. Cressy 9 25
Partly cloudy. George Town 14 20

Wednesday 29 January

Mostly sunny. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 km/h before tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Thursday 30 January

Hot and sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 34.

Friday 31 January

Very hot. Mostly sunny morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the evening. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 37.

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

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