North West Coast Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Wednesday 22 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A high to the east of Tasmania will move over New Zealand later today while a trough and low pressure system over the Bight moves eastwards such that the trough will be over western Victoria on Thursday and then over Tasmania on Friday and Saturday. The low will be over western Victoria by Saturday and will begin moving south during the day, weakening as it passes to the west of Tasmania late on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Cloud clearing. Winds east to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:00am to 4:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Cloud clearing. Burnie 22
Cloud clearing. Deloraine 25
Cloud clearing. Devonport 22
Becoming windy. Cloud clearing. Smithton 22
Cloud clearing. Ulverstone 22
Cloud clearing. Wynyard 22

Thursday 23 November

Partly cloudy. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northeasterly in the middle of the day then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Friday 24 November

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm about higher ground in the morning and afternoon. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Saturday 25 November

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day then tending east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EDT Wednesday.

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