North West Coast Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Saturday 1 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A cold front will cross Tasmania this morning, with a fresh to strong westerly flow in its wake. The next cold front will cross Tasmania during Sunday, with another cold front to cross the state early Monday bringing a very cold southwesterly flow. Winds will shift westerly on Tuesday as a deep low passes well to the south of Tasmania and yet another cold front moves across the state late in the day.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, becoming less likely in the late morning. Snow falling above 600 metres, gradually rising later. Gusty winds and possible hail in the west during the morning and afternoon. Winds westerly 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 6 and 11.

No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Wind easing. Burnie 11
Showers. Deloraine 9
Showers. Wind easing. Devonport 11
Showers. Wind easing. Smithton 11
Showers. Wind easing. Ulverstone 11
Showers. Wynyard 11

Sunday 2 August

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, with possible hail in the west. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 11.

Monday 3 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning with possible hail in the west. Snow possible above 200 metres. Winds west to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 4 and 9.

Tuesday 4 August

Cloudy. The chance of morning frost in the east. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 5 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

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

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