Upper Derwent Valley Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Saturday 16 December 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front currently over northeastern Tasmania is expected to weaken into a trough tonight, as a high just west of the state extends a ridge over King Island. This ridge will move south tomorrow as the high moves southeast, allowing the trough to move west through Bass Strait. A northeasterly flow will then follow on Monday, as the high continues east over the Tasman Sea, and a complex area of low pressure moves south of the Bight. This complex will then extend a prefrontal trough over Tasmania Tuesday morning, followed by a cold front later in the day, and yet another cold front on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Mostly clear. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Sunday 17 December

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:50am to 5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. New Norfolk 7 23

Monday 18 December

Hot and mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Tuesday 19 December

Hot. Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h during the day then turning west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Wednesday 20 December

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning westerly during the day then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.

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

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