Northwest Coast Weather
Northwest Coast Forecast
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely from late this morning. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds N/NW 25 to 40 km/h becoming NW 30 to 45 km/h in the early afternoon then turning SW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 12.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the east. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h turning NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 400 metres. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h tending W 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 500 metres. Winds W/NW 30 to 45 km/h.
Northwest Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||12||90%||5-10mm||Slight||WNW 20||73||WNW 29||58|
||6||11||90%||5-10mm||Nil||W 33||67||NW 42||65|
||3||11||90%||5-10mm||Moderate||W 17||79||WNW 30||64|
||3||8||90%||10-20mm||Moderate||WNW 15||80||WNW 22||74|
||6||11||90%||5-10mm||Nil||W 25||73||WNW 32||70|
||0||9||90%||5-10mm||High||NW 9||90||WNW 22||66|
||3||11||90%||5-10mm||Moderate||W 20||77||WNW 28||63|
||1||11||90%||5-10mm||High||W 19||86||WNW 27||64|
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