North East District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Thursday 22 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A northwesterly stream over Tasmania will strengthen tomorrow ahead of a cold front, which will cross Tasmania in the afternoon bearing a cold southwesterly flow in its wake. The flow will tend west to northwesterly on Saturday before strengthening on Sunday ahead of another front which will cross the state later in the day. On Monday, a southwesterly flow will slowly ease as a high moves to the north of Tasmania.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Friday 23 June

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 700 metres late. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h in the morning then turning westerly 25 to 40 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers easing. Bridport 7 15
Showers easing. Scottsdale 5 13

Saturday 24 June

Partly cloudy. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 13.

Sunday 25 June

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds westerly 35 to 50 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 5 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.

Monday 26 June

Mostly sunny. The chance of morning frost about higher ground. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.

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

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