BOM TAS Forecasts

Bureau of Meteorology Alpine Forecast - TAS

IDT16000
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

District Forecasts for Tasmania
Issued at 4:26 pm EST on Thursday 17 April 2014
for the period until midnight EST Monday 21 April 2014.

Weather Situation
A ridge of high pressure is moving away to the east of Tasmania. A cold front
will decay near the west coast tonight, with a more significant cold front to
cross Tasmania tomorrow, bringing a cooler southwesterly flow in its wake. A
ridge of high pressure, associated with a high over northern Victoria, will
move across Tasmania later on Saturday, followed by another cold front expected
to cross the state on Sunday. A high will approach western Tasmania late on
Sunday, then move out to the east of the state on Monday morning. A trough will
extend over Tasmania from the northwest during Monday.

King Island

Warning Information
For latest warnings go to www.bom.gov.au, subscribe to RSS feeds, call
1300-659-216* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday 17 April
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers later tonight. Winds north to northwesterly 15
to 20 km/h.

Forecast for Friday 18 April
Partly cloudy. Showers increasing in the morning, becoming less widespread by
early afternoon. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning southwesterly 30 to
45 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with
daytime temperatures reaching around 18.

Currie              Showers easing. Windy.          Min 11      Max 17  

Fire Danger:
Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 10:50 am to 2:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

Forecast for Saturday 19 April
Cloudy. Isolated showers from the early afternoon. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35
km/h turning westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight
temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.

Currie              Shower or two developing.       Min 11      Max 16  

Forecast for Sunday 20 April
Cloudy. Scattered showers. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35
km/h during the morning then turning south to southwesterly and becoming light
during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime
temperatures reaching around 18.

Currie              A few showers.                  Min 11      Max 18  

Forecast for Monday 21 April
Cloudy. Areas of rain. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h turning northerly 35 to 55
km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with
daytime temperatures reaching around 19.

Currie              Rain at times. Becoming windy.  Min 11      Max 19  

North West Coast

Warning Information
For latest warnings go to www.bom.gov.au, subscribe to RSS feeds, call
1300-659-216* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday 17 April
Partly cloudy. The chance of showers, becoming more likely in the late evening.
Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Forecast for Friday 18 April
Cloudy. Showers, becoming less widespread in the afternoon, clearing at night.
Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h
in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime
temperatures reaching between 13 and 17.

Burnie              Showers clearing. Windy.        Min 14      Max 18  
Deloraine           Showers clearing.               Min 10      Max 16  
Devonport           A few showers clearing.         Min 13      Max 18  
Smithton            Showers clearing. Windy.        Min 9       Max 17  
Ulverstone          A few showers clearing.         Min 14      Max 18  
Wynyard             Showers clearing.               Min 10      Max 18  

Fire Danger:
Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 10:40 am to 1:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

Forecast for Saturday 19 April
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers in the west, clearing for a period in the
afternoon. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the
evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime
temperatures reaching between 12 and 16.

Burnie              Partly cloudy.                  Min 9       Max 16  
Deloraine           Partly cloudy.                  Min 4       Max 15  
Devonport           Becoming cloudy.                Min 8       Max 17  
Smithton            Late shower or two.             Min 6       Max 16  
Ulverstone          Becoming cloudy.                Min 9       Max 16  
Wynyard             Partly cloudy.                  Min 6       Max 16  

Forecast for Sunday 20 April
Cloudy. Scattered showers contracting to the far west during the evening. Winds
westerly 15 to 25 km/h tending southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the
afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime
temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

Burnie              Showe

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