North West Coast Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Wednesday 29 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A broad area of high pressure over the Mainland is slowly moving eastwards. A trough and front over the Bight will approach Tasmania tomorrow, with the trough to cross Tasmania tomorrow afternoon followed by the cold front in the evening. A westerly stream in the wake of the front will persist over Tasmania on Friday and Saturday, with another front to cross the state later on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.

Thursday 30 June

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h shifting southerly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.

No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Rain. Wind easing. Burnie 7 13
Rain. Deloraine 4 10
Rain. Wind easing. Devonport 7 13
Rain. Smithton 7 13
Rain. Ulverstone 7 13
Rain. Wynyard 6 13

Friday 1 July

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before turning westerly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.

Saturday 2 July

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 14.

Sunday 3 July

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the day then turning southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

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

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