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Current Warnings
 

Northwest Coast Forecast

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, becoming less likely in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 14.

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers in the west, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far west in the early morning. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning SW 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then becoming W/SW and light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 12.

  • Thursday Cloudy. Areas of frost in the morning, mainly in the east. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Light winds becoming N 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h shifting SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming W/SW and light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.

Issued Mon 20:25 EST

Northwest Coast Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Clearing shower
6 12 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Thunderstorms clearing
8 11 50% < 1mm Nil SW 45 79 SW 42 65
Clearing shower
5 13 10% < 1mm Slight WSW 20 85 WSW 23 54
Mostly sunny
6 8 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Thunderstorms clearing
7 11 50% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
4 11 10% < 1mm Slight WSW 10 84 SW 17 56
Showers easing
4 12 10% < 1mm Slight - - - -
Clearing shower
3 12 10% < 1mm Moderate - - - -
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