North West Coast Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:34 pm EST on Friday 22 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A strong high centred over the southern Tasman Sea will move only very slowly eastward during the next few days. A weakening trough and associated low will approach Tasmania from the west tomorrow evening, with the low expected to pass through Bass Strait late on Sunday and early Monday, as the trough crosses the state. The high will remain over the southern Tasman Sea during Monday and Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. The chance of showers. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Saturday 23 August

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers in the east, extending throughout from the late morning. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 15.

No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Burnie 9 15
Shower or two. Deloraine 4 14
Shower or two. Devonport 6 15
A few showers. Smithton 6 15
Shower or two. Ulverstone 8 15
A few showers. Wynyard 6 15

Sunday 24 August

Cloudy. Rain, easing to isolated showers during the evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

Monday 25 August

Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 16.

Tuesday 26 August

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 16.

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

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