North West Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Tuesday 28 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A west to northwesterly flow over Tasmania will strengthen tomorrow ahead of a cold front that will cross the state in the afternoon and evening. A trough will weaken over western Tasmania early on Thursday, while a high over the Bight slowly extends a ridge towards the state later in the day. The ridge will move to the east of Tasmania on Friday, as the next front approaches from the west. The front will cross the state on Saturday morning with a ridge redeveloping rapidly by the evening.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the west, most likely later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Wednesday 29 March

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h tending westerly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 22.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:50am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Becoming windy. Burnie 16 21
Showers. Becoming windy. Deloraine 12 19
Showers. Becoming windy. Devonport 16 21
Showers increasing. Smithton 15 21
Showers. Ulverstone 15 20
Showers. Wynyard 15 21

Thursday 30 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 18.

Friday 31 March

Mostly sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.

Saturday 1 April

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming south to southwesterly and light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 18.

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

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