North West Coast Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Sunday 16 December 2018.

Weather Situation

An area of low pressure lies to the south of Tasmania with a trough extending north over the state. The flow will tend southerly on Monday as the low moves away to the southeast and a high passes south of the Bight. The high will then move to the south of Tasmania on Tuesday, with winds to tend easterly later in the day. A low will develop southwest of Tasmania during Wednesday before passing to the south of the state on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible hail and heavy falls early this evening. Light winds.

Monday 17 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the early morning. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:50am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible early shower. Burnie 15 23
Partly cloudy. Deloraine 14 24
Partly cloudy. Devonport 16 23
Early shower or two. Smithton 13 21
Possible early shower. Ulverstone 15 23
Early shower or two. Wynyard 14 23

Tuesday 18 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.

Wednesday 19 December

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before turning easterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

Thursday 20 December

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning south to southwesterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.

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

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