North East District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Saturday 23 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge extends across Bass Strait today and will weaken on Sunday with north to northeasterly winds developing. Northwesterly winds will freshen on Monday, bringing hot to very hot conditions to the east and south, ahead of a cold front crossing Tasmania in the late evening and early Tuesday morning. The cold front brings cooler southwesterly winds, with an embedded trough in the flow set to cross the state late Tuesday morning and afternoon. A high pressure system sits to the southwest of Tasmania on Wednesday, directing a southeasterly wind flow over the state.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Mostly clear. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Sunday 24 January

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h for a time in the afternoon and early evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:10am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Bridport 12 25
Partly cloudy. Scottsdale 13 27

Monday 25 January

Very hot. Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers at night. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 37.

Tuesday 26 January

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly during the afternoon then tending south to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.

Wednesday 27 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 21.

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

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