North West Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Saturday 25 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A weakening cold front will cross Tasmania this morning with a trough to linger over Bass Strait through the afternoon and evening. A high will move to the southwest of the state in the evening then to the southeast during Sunday. On Sunday, a trough and cold front approach the west late evening before a change early on Monday. A complex low pressure area to the south is expected to move past the state on Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 22.

UV Alert from 9:40 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Late shower or two. Burnie 21
Late shower or two. Deloraine 22
Becoming cloudy. Devonport 20
Partly cloudy. Smithton 20
Possible late shower. Ulverstone 20
Late shower or two. Wynyard 22

Sunday 26 October

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of drizzle, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

Monday 27 October

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, with possible hail in the west in the morning and afternoon. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting westerly during the morning then increasing to 25 to 40 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 17.

Tuesday 28 October

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 700 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h during the morning then tending west to southwesterly 35 to 50 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

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

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