North West Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Saturday 25 April 2015.

Weather Situation

A trough that lies through Bass Strait will move to the east of Tasmania today as a cold front crosses the state, followed by a narrow ridge. A strong high builds to the south of Western Australia on Sunday, directing a southwesterly stream over Tasmania. A cold front embedded in the southwesterly flow crosses that evening. On Monday, the high moves over the Bight and extends a ridge north of Tasmania, maintaining a southwesterly flow over the state throughout Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely this afternoon. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 17.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 11:10 am to 1:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Burnie 16
Possible shower. Deloraine 15
Possible shower. Devonport 16
Becoming cloudy. Smithton 17
Shower or two. Ulverstone 16
Shower or two. Wynyard 17

Sunday 26 April

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

Monday 27 April

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

Tuesday 28 April

Mostly sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 16.

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

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