Northwest Coast Weather
Northwest Coast Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far west, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a light shower in the afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before turning N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Low-Moderate.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and early afternoon, with possible heavy falls in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds E/NE 25 to 40 km/h tending NW/NE in the morning, then NW/SW 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h.
Northwest Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||18||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 28||73||NNE 29||69|
||11||19||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 10||69||NNW 22||70|
||6||21||50%||< 1mm||Nil||N 7||65||N 18||54|
Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La Niña weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.
An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.
The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.