North West Coast Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Saturday 30 May 2020.

Weather Situation

A fresh to locally strong and gusty northerly stream over Tasmania will shift northwesterly Sunday morning, as a cold front crosses the state, before easing later in the day. The next cold front will cross Tasmania Monday afternoon and evening, as an associated low passes near the state, bringing a colder southwesterly stream before a weak ridge crosses early Tuesday. Winds will tend westerly Tuesday morning before another cold front crosses Tasmania later in the day bringing a fresh southwesterly flow. A high will move to the northwest of Tasmania on Wednesday, extending a ridge over the state as southerly winds ease.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely later tonight. Winds northerly 30 to 45 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h in the late evening.

Sunday 31 May

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Winds northerly 35 to 50 km/h turning west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning then tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Wind easing. Burnie 8 14
Showers easing. Deloraine 5 11
Showers. Wind easing. Devonport 9 14
Showers. Wind easing. Smithton 7 14
Showers. Wind easing. Ulverstone 9 13
Showers. Wind easing. Wynyard 6 14

Monday 1 June

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 13.

Tuesday 2 June

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the day then turning southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 14.

Wednesday 3 June

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning. Winds southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming south to southwesterly and light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.

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

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