North West Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Tuesday 24 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A strong west to southwesterly stream over Tasmania will ease this evening as a high over the Bight extends a ridge to the north of Tasmania. The ridge will remain to the north on Wednesday and Thursday, while a series of fronts pass to the south of Tasmania. A high over the Tasman Sea will strengthen during Friday, then a cold front will cross Tasmania on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Wednesday 25 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the west, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:20am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Burnie 12 22
Sunny. Deloraine 7 23
Mostly sunny. Devonport 12 22
Partly cloudy. Smithton 11 21
Mostly sunny. Ulverstone 11 22
Partly cloudy. Wynyard 11 22

Thursday 26 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h turning southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Friday 27 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the west, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h during the day, then light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Saturday 28 January

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

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

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