North West Coast Forecast

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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 (near 100%) chance of showers in the west, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h.

Sunday 26 May

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Snow falling above 800 metres later in the day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening. Possible small hail in the far west at night. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h tending northwesterly 35 to 55 km/h in the morning then tending westerly 30 to 45 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 12.

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Very windy. Burnie 6 11
Showers. Becoming windy. Deloraine 3 10
Showers. Very windy. Devonport 8 12
Showers. Windy. Smithton 6 12
Showers. Very windy. Ulverstone 7 12
Showers. Very windy. Wynyard 5 12

Monday 27 May

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the west, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 800 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Possible small hail in the west in the morning. Winds west to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

Tuesday 28 May

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, with possible small hail in the evening. Snow falling above 700 metres. Winds westerly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

Wednesday 29 May

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 500 metres. Possible small hail. Morning frost in the east. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h turning south to southwesterly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 11.

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

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