North West Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Monday 27 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A west to northwesterly stream persists over Tasmania as a high over the Bight slowly moves eastwards, with a trough moving to the south of the state during Tuesday. The high will enter the Tasman Sea later on Wednesday, with a hot northwesterly stream to develop during Thursday, then freshen on Friday as a cold front approaches from the west.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far west, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Tuesday 28 January

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:20am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Burnie 12 22
Cloudy. Deloraine 9 22
Partly cloudy. Devonport 13 23
Cloudy. Smithton 11 21
Partly cloudy. Ulverstone 12 23
Cloudy. Wynyard 11 22

Wednesday 29 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the west. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

Thursday 30 January

Hot and mostly sunny. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

Friday 31 January

Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 34.

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

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