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Northwest Forecast

  • Thursday Clear. Light winds.

  • Friday Sunny. The chance of light frost near the Northern Territory border in the early morning. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.

  • Saturday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon.

  • Sunday Sunny. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.

  • Monday Sunny. Winds S 25 to 35 km/h.

Issued Thu 16:15 EST

Northwest Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
13 28 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 22 38 SSE 28 21
13 26 5% < 1mm Nil S 16 37 S 26 18
13 29 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 17 37 SSE 25 18
12 25 5% < 1mm Nil S 20 42 S 28 23
15 26 5% - Nil SSE 29 51 SSE 30 27
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