Upper Derwent Valley Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Tuesday 16 July 2019.

Weather Situation

A westerly flow over Tasmania today will tend northwesterly overnight, as a cold front approaches from the west. The front will cross the state Wednesday afternoon, bringing a cooler southwesterly stream. Winds will moderate early Thursday, as a ridge moves over Tasmania, before tending northwesterly and strengthening in the afternoon with the next front to move over the state in the evening. A cooler westerly stream on Friday will tend northwesterly in the afternoon, as a high moves north of Tasmania. Northerly winds will freshen over the state on Saturday, ahead of another approaching front.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely later this evening. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h turning northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.

Wednesday 17 July

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Snow falling above 700 metres in the evening. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the morning then tending west to southwesterly 25 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Windy. New Norfolk 6 12

Thursday 18 July

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning then tending westerly 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 11.

Friday 19 July

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 800 metres in the morning. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h turning northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 12.

Saturday 20 July

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds north to northwesterly and light becoming northerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 14.

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

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