North East District Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Tuesday 16 August 2022.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system lies to the east of Tasmania and will continue to move to the southeast during today. A ridge of high pressure will approach from the west later today then cross Tasmania during Wednesday morning. A northwesterly airstream will develop during Wednesday afternoon ahead of an approaching cold front that is expected to cross during Thursday. A weak ridge of high pressure should move over Tasmania on Friday followed by trough at night.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog in the west. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1500 metres. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 17.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Bridport 16
Partly cloudy. Scottsdale 15

Wednesday 17 August

Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. The chance of morning fog about higher ground. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Light winds becoming northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

Thursday 18 August

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain. Snow falling above 1500 metres. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h tending northerly 25 to 35 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 16.

Friday 19 August

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 900 metres. Possible hail about higher ground in the evening. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h turning westerly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EST Tuesday.

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