North West Coast Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Thursday 20 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A high to the south of Tasmania extends a ridge over the south and east of the state. The high will remain about southern and eastern Tasmania over the next few days, before moving over the southern Tasman Sea early Sunday. Meanwhile a low pressure centre will move over South Australia on Friday, while it will slowly move to the south of Adelaide during the weekend. A weak cold front is expected to pass to the south on Monday morning, to be quickly followed by a ridge extending over Tasmania from a new high forming to the west.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Friday 21 January

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:10am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Burnie 13 22
Sunny. Deloraine 9 26
Sunny. Devonport 12 22
Mostly sunny. Smithton 13 23
Sunny. Ulverstone 12 22
Mostly sunny. Wynyard 13 22

Saturday 22 January

Sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h tending north to northeasterly in the early afternoon then northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Sunday 23 January

Partly cloudy. Winds east to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h tending north to northeasterly during the afternoon then east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Monday 24 January

Partly cloudy. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Friday.

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