North East District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Saturday 25 May 2019.

Weather Situation

A series of low pressure systems will move to the south of Tasmania tonight, Sunday evening and during Tuesday. These lows are bringing cold fronts over the state on Sunday night, early Tuesday and on Wednesday. Cold and fresh to strong and gusty southwest to northwesterly winds prevail over the coming days before shifting to an even cooler southerly on Wednesday with a high pressure centre establishing south of the Bight.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later tonight. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning westerly 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.

Sunday 26 May

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Snow falling to 900 metres late. Winds west to northwesterly 40 to 60 km/h becoming westerly 25 to 40 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Very windy. Bridport 8 13
Showers. Becoming windy. Scottsdale 6 11

Monday 27 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the early morning. Morning frost about higher ground. Snow possible above 800 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast in the early morning. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending west to southwesterly during the morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 7 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.

Tuesday 28 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds westerly 35 to 55 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.

Wednesday 29 May

Partly cloudy. Morning frost about higher ground. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Possible small hail in the morning. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 6 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

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

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