Central North District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Friday 22 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A weak trough moves away to the east of Tasmania today. A weak front will pass to the south of the State this afternoon and evening, with a high pressure system forming to the northwest later. A ridge will extend over Bass Strait on Saturday, weakening on Sunday with north to northeasterly winds developing. Northwesterly winds will freshen on Monday, bringing hot to very hot conditions to the east, ahead of a cold front crossing the State in the afternoon or evening.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning westerly in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:10am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Launceston 27
Partly cloudy. Cressy 28
Partly cloudy. George Town 23

Saturday 23 January

Sunny. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 29.

Sunday 24 January

Hot and mostly sunny. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 31.

Monday 25 January

Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 34.

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

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