Northwest Coast Weather
Northwest Coast Forecast
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 400 metres, rising to 600 metres. Winds SW 30 to 45 km/h tending W 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Sunday Cloudy. Areas of frost in the morning, mainly in the east. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h shifting N/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning and afternoon. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].
Monday Partly cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW 25 to 35 km/h before dawn then tending W/NW 35 to 55 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds W 35 to 55 km/h decreasing to 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then turning NW during the afternoon.
Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h.
Northwest Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||13||80%||1-5mm||Nil||W 48||78||W 45||79|
||8||13||60%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 34||85||W 35||75|
||7||11||70%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 22||83||W 27||76|
Residents are warned to take care outdoors as snow, hail and wind gusts send Tasmania into a big chill.
Following an uncharacteristically warm week for southeastern Australia, a solid line of cold fronts are on the way to bring us back to winter with a bang.
The fact that Terra Australis is a land of extremes is not a new concept.