North West Coast Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Wednesday 20 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system to the west weakens today as a new high centre develops to the northeast by this evening. A weak trough from the mainland extends over Tasmania during Thursday with westerly winds establishing over the state on Friday. An embedded cold front passes the south of the state on Friday afternoon while a high pressure system forms to the northwest. The high extends a ridge over Bass Strait during Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Sunny. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending south to southwesterly in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in 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
Sunny. Burnie 21
Sunny. Deloraine 23
Sunny. Devonport 21
Sunny. Smithton 23
Sunny. Ulverstone 21
Sunny. Wynyard 22

Thursday 21 January

Mostly sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Friday 22 January

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.

Saturday 23 January

Partly cloudy. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.

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

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