North East 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 about higher ground, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible hail and heavy falls early this evening. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Monday 17 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then tending southeast to southwesterly in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

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
Possible shower. Bridport 15 23
Shower or two. Scottsdale 14 24

Tuesday 18 December

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending east to southeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

Wednesday 19 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the evening. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending easterly during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

Thursday 20 December

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

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

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