North West Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:26 pm EST on Wednesday 3 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A broad high pressure system over eastern Australia currently extends a ridge over Tasmania, while a deep low pressure lies over the Tasman Sea just east of New South Wales. This low will slowly continue east for the next few days, with the high expected just west of Tasmania tomorrow night. The high will then very slowly move eastwards on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with the associated ridge expected to remain over the state.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly clear. Isolated showers in the west this evening. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning southerly in the evening.

Thursday 4 September

Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog in the west. The chance of showers in the west until late afternoon. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

UV Alert from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Burnie 6 14
Partly cloudy. Deloraine 0 14
Partly cloudy. Devonport 4 14
Partly cloudy. Smithton 3 15
Partly cloudy. Ulverstone 4 14
Partly cloudy. Wynyard 1 15

Friday 5 September

Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the east. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 16.

Saturday 6 September

Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost in the east. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 16.

Sunday 7 September

Mostly sunny. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 16.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Thursday.

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