Central North District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Sunday 16 December 2018.

Weather Situation

An area of low pressure lies to the south of Tasmania with a trough extending north over the state. The flow will tend southerly on Monday as the low moves away to the southeast and a high passes south of the Bight. The high will then move to the south of Tasmania on Tuesday, with winds to tend easterly later in the day. A low will develop southwest of Tasmania during Wednesday before passing to the south of the state on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible hail and heavy falls early this evening. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Monday 17 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting south to southeasterly in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:40am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Afternoon shower or two. Launceston 17 27
Afternoon shower or two. Cressy 15 26
Possible afternoon shower. George Town 16 24

Tuesday 18 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Wednesday 19 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.

Thursday 20 December

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.

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

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