North West Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Monday 29 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge will move over Tasmania today, ahead of a cold front that will reach the west coast late in the evening. The cold front will cross Tasmania early Tuesday as a high builds over the Bight. The high will move over Victoria and extend a ridge across Tasmania on Wednesday and remains over Victoria during Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h turning northwesterly in the evening.

Tuesday 30 May

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Snow falling above 800 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far west in the morning and afternoon. Possible hail in the west. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning southwesterly before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 12.

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7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Early showers. Burnie 7 13
Showers easing. Deloraine 3 10
Early showers. Devonport 6 13
Showers easing. Smithton 4 12
Early showers. Ulverstone 6 13
Early showers. Wynyard 4 13

Wednesday 31 May

Partly cloudy. The chance of frost in the east in the early morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the west. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 14.

Thursday 1 June

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning westerly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

Friday 2 June

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning, then light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

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

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