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Northwest Coast Weather

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Sat 22:00 EST
Current Warnings
 

Northwest Coast Forecast

  • Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, medium (50%) chance elsewhere, falling as snow above 900 metres. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, mostly in the morning and afternoon, falling as snow above 1000 metres. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning then turning SW 20 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost in the east. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Light winds.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Light winds.

Issued Sat 16:25 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 %
Showers easing
7 13 60% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Thunderstorms
9 13 90% 1-5mm Nil NW 25 79 W 19 78
Showers easing
4 13 60% < 1mm Slight W 7 95 NW 14 81
Possible shower
6 10 60% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Thunderstorms
9 12 90% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Thunderstorms
4 11 60% < 1mm Slight WSW 2 92 NW 8 81
Possible shower
4 13 60% 1-5mm Slight - - - -
Showers easing
3 13 60% 1-5mm Moderate - - - -
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