Wednesday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later tonight. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h tending SW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending SE/SW in the evening. High.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then tending W 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Light winds.
Northeast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
|Frost then sunny
||10||18||60%||< 1mm||Nil||W 9||64||SSW 12||45|
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