North West Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Tuesday 7 February 2023.

Weather Situation

A west to southwesterly airstream will persist over Tasmania today, as a high builds over the Bight. The high will move to the south of Tasmania later on Wednesday, then become centred over the Tasman Sea on Thursday. A trough is expected to extend from Victoria over northern Tasmania during Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.

Fire Danger - Moderate

Sun protection 9:30am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Burnie 22
Mostly sunny. Deloraine 23
Sunny. Devonport 23
Partly cloudy. Smithton 24
Sunny. Ulverstone 21
Cloud clearing. Wynyard 23

Wednesday 8 February

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.

Thursday 9 February

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers about higher ground, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.

Friday 10 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to northeasterly during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

Product IDT16020