North East District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Weather Situation

A weak cold front over Tasmania will move to the east tonight, in a westerly flow, as a high moves south of South Australia. The high will move to the northwest of Tasmania during Wednesday and weaken while a new high centre will develop east of the state. This high will track eastwards over the Tasman Sea during Thursday. The next cold front will approach the west of Tasmania late Thursday before weakening and crossing the state early Friday as a ridge extends to the north. Another cold front will cross Tasmania later Saturday with westerly winds shifting southerly.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Wednesday 24 October

Partly cloudy. Areas of frost about higher ground in the early morning. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:40am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Bridport 6 16
Partly cloudy. Scottsdale 3 16

Thursday 25 October

Cloudy. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.

Friday 26 October

Partly cloudy. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 20.

Saturday 27 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the day then turning southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 21.

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

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