Upper South East Weather
Upper South East Forecast
Monday Slight (20%) chance of a shower, mainly near the coast. Light winds.
Tuesday Cloudy. Slight(30%) chance of a shower, increasing to a medium (50%) chance of showers from late afternoon. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending W 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h tending SW 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast. Light winds.
Upper South East Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||14||90%||1-5mm||Slight||NNW 10||85||WNW 25||63|
||7||14||90%||1-5mm||Nil||W 17||76||WNW 28||64|
||4||12||90%||1-5mm||Slight||NNW 12||85||WNW 24||73|
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