North West Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Sunday 21 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A high centred over Victoria will lie just off the NSW coast during Monday then track slightly eastwards on Tuesday, allowing a warm northerly flow over Tasmania. A low over the Bight will intensify as it nears Adelaide early Wednesday, with the associated front extending well to the south. The rain bearing low is expected to move over Victoria overnight as the front crosses Tasmania, then move slowly over the Tasman Sea during Thursday. A southerly flow will become established over the state as a high over the Bight extends a ridge near the south coast.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Clear. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Monday 22 September

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.

UV Alert from 9:50 am to 2:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Burnie 8 17
Sunny. Deloraine 3 19
Sunny. Devonport 5 17
Cloud clearing. Smithton 3 17
Sunny. Ulverstone 6 17
Mostly sunny. Wynyard 4 17

Tuesday 23 September

Sunny. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

Wednesday 24 September

Mostly sunny morning. High chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.

Thursday 25 September

Cloudy. High chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h turning southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.

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

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