South Coast Weather
South Coast Forecast
Thursday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost in the south. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW in the morning then tending W/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 18.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a light morning shower. Patchy morning fog inland. Winds NW/SW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the coastal ranges. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Victorian border in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h tending W/NW 40 to 60 km/h during the morning then tending SE/SW 30 to 45 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending W/NW 35 to 50 km/h during the day.
South Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||19||50%||1-5mm||Moderate||NW 18||68||WNW 17||50|
||1||18||50%||1-5mm||High||NW 12||69||SSE 10||57|
||4||17||50%||< 1mm||Slight||NW 4||77||S 10||62|
||11||18||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 24||61||S 17||57|
||5||19||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 14||79||WSW 15||53|
||8||19||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 21||62||S 14||53|
||10||18||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 21||66||NW 21||53|
The former owner of the Grantham quarry that allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 flood has said the western embankment beside the quarry was a natural landmark and not manmade.
Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.
The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.