North West Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Friday 24 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high over the Tasman Sea coupled with a trough over Victoria will bring a northeasterly flow across the state. The trough will move over Tasmania later today as a cold front approaches the west. The front will cross Tasmania early Saturday and weaken, with the next high to move to the southwest of the state in the evening then to the southeast during Sunday. Northerly winds will freshen over Tasmania on Sunday as a trough and cold front approach the west late evening, crossing the state early Monday as winds shift fresh to strong westerly.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the east, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Winds east to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 19.

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. Burnie 17
Showers. Deloraine 17
Showers. Devonport 18
Shower or two. Wind easing. Smithton 18
Showers. Ulverstone 18
Showers. Wind easing. Wynyard 17

Saturday 25 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting east to northeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

Sunday 26 October

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 18.

Monday 27 October

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Winds east to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h shifting westerly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 17.

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

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