North West Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Friday 31 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A low and associated cold front are approaching Tasmania overnight and crossing the state during the morning, bringing a cold westerly change. The low is expected to pass south of the state early on Sunday with a high approaching from the west during the day. The high is expected to move across Tasmania during Monday as another cold front approaches the state across the Bight. This cold front is expected to cross the state late on Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely later tonight. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Saturday 1 November

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Snow falling above 400 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the late afternoon and evening. Possible hail in the west in the late afternoon and evening. Winds westerly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:40 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Becoming windy. Burnie 10 14
Showers. Deloraine 8 13
Showers. Becoming windy. Devonport 9 14
Showers. Possible late storm. Smithton 8 14
Showers. Becoming windy. Ulverstone 10 14
Showers. Becoming windy. Wynyard 7 14

Sunday 2 November

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 400 metres. Winds southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

Monday 3 November

Partly cloudy. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 17.

Tuesday 4 November

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.

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

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