Northwest Coast Weather
Northwest Coast Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending E/NE 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 16. Low-Moderate.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain. Rain heavy at times in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 35 to 50 km/h tending N/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon, then E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h for a time in the afternoon.
Northwest Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||14||90%||10-20mm||Nil||N 17||74||NE 32||77|
||6||15||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 8||76||NNE 17||75|
||4||14||90%||5-10mm||Slight||NNW 4||74||N 14||66|
Wind gusts of 83 kilometres per hour have slammed Port Augusta at the top of the Eyre Peninsula, as South Australia battens down for severe weather.
Major flooding will continue to affect parts of central western New South Wales well into October as inundated catchments struggle to cope with record-breaking rainfall.
Residents who have had to evacuate their homes at Forbes in the New South Wales central-west may be able to return if flood levels continue to recede.