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Tue 22:00 EST
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West & Sth Coast Forecast

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, falling as snow above 200 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm. Gusty winds and possible hail late this evening. Winds NW 35 to 50 km/h tending W 30 to 45 km/h in the evening.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers or snow, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds W/SW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon.

  • Thursday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 500 metres. The chance of morning frost about higher ground. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/NW in the late afternoon then tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

  • Friday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Strahan. Light winds.

Issued Tue 16:25 EST

West & Sth 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
4 6 90% 1-5mm Slight WSW 55 78 SW 52 76
Showers
-1 5 80% 1-5mm Severe WSW 26 83 WSW 26 73
Showers
1 4 90% 1-5mm High SW 34 83 SW 37 84
Possible thunderstorm
1 5 50% 1-5mm High SW 23 81 SW 26 78
Rain and snow
0 3 90% 5-10mm High WSW 33 93 WNW 34 84
Possible thunderstorm
3 7 90% 1-5mm Moderate SW 28 76 SW 32 73
Rain and snow
2 7 90% - Moderate WSW 25 77 WSW 26 69
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