Tuesday Mostly sunny. Areas of frost this morning, mainly about higher ground. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 6 and 12.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost in the early morning. Light winds.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h for a time in the morning.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Northeast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||11||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||SSE 12||78||NNE 8||55|
||5||12||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 26||73||SSE 23||61|
||0||10||5%||< 1mm||High||SSE 10||82||ESE 9||56|
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