Upper Derwent Valley Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Weather Situation

A weak cold front over Tasmania will move to the east tonight, in a westerly flow, as a high moves south of South Australia. The high will move to the northwest of Tasmania during Wednesday and weaken while a new high centre will develop east of the state. This high will track eastwards over the Tasman Sea during Thursday. The next cold front will approach the west of Tasmania late Thursday before weakening and crossing the state early Friday as a ridge extends to the north. Another cold front will cross Tasmania later Saturday with westerly winds shifting southerly.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Wednesday 24 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Snow possible above 800 metres early then rising. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:50am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. New Norfolk 5 16

Thursday 25 October

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the evening. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

Friday 26 October

Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending westerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

Saturday 27 October

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

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

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