North West Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Tuesday 7 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A high lies to the south of Tasmania, with a weakening trough and low over Bass Strait this evening. The high will move to the east of Tasmania tomorrow and remain near stationary in the Tasman Sea on Thursday. The flow will tend northwesterly later in the week, with a cold front weakening as it approaches the state late Thursday. A trough will cross Tasmania on Friday, followed by a cold front crossing the state on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly clear. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Wednesday 8 July

Mostly sunny morning, cloud increasing in the afternoon. Areas of morning frost. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west at night. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 4 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 12.

No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Frost. Possible late shower. Burnie 0 12
Morning frost. Mostly sunny. Deloraine -4 9
Morning frost. Mostly sunny. Devonport -1 12
Frost. Late shower or two. Smithton 1 12
Light morning frost. Ulverstone 0 12
Frost. Late shower or two. Wynyard -3 12

Thursday 9 July

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northeasterly before dawn, and north to northwesterly by the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.

Friday 10 July

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.

Saturday 11 July

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 400 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 11.

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

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