West & Sth Coast Weather
West & Sth Coast Forecast
Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely later this evening. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W in the late evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Snow falling above 700 metres. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Winds S/SW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low].
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before tending W/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the afternoon.
West & Sth Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
|Windy with showers
||8||14||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 35||78||NW 48||75|
|Frost then sunny
||0||7||90%||5-10mm||High||N 20||93||NW 20||93|
||4||14||80%||1-5mm||Slight||NNW 17||93||NW 28||73|
||7||16||90%||5-10mm||Nil||N 17||80||NNW 24||67|
Night-time temperatures will drop well below average in the Capital from Wednesday.
Warmer-than-normal oceans have contributed to a late end to a big wet season across the southern hemisphere.
Marine scientists have upped the ante in their fight to save the Great Barrier Reef from the devastating effects of coral bleaching.