West Coast Weather
West Coast Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. A slight to medium (40%) chance of showers, clearing by evening. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h shifting S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 19.
Friday Cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Patches of light morning frost south of Streaky Bay. Medium (50%) chance of rain, most likely from the late morning. Light winds becoming N/NE 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending SE 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Winds S 25 to 35 km/h turning W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
West Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||8||17||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 15||100||SE 21||74|
||5||14||50%||1-5mm||Slight||SSE 7||100||SE 13||73|
||8||15||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 21||100||SE 19||70|
||8||15||90%||5-10mm||Nil||SE 13||100||SE 14||75|
||9||14||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 14||98||SE 16||76|
||9||17||80%||5-10mm||Nil||ESE 23||100||SE 31||74|
||11||15||80%||5-10mm||Nil||SE 20||97||SE 20||75|
||8||14||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 12||100||SE 17||80|
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.