West & Sth Coast Weather
West & Sth Coast Forecast
Monday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely during the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NE 25 to 40 km/h turning W/NW 35 to 55 km/h in the middle of the day then decreasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 27. Low-Moderate.
Tuesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h.
Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon then tending W/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1200 metres. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h turning SW during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
West & Sth Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||10||15||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 30||69||NW 40||67|
||1||8||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||NNW 17||89||WNW 20||83|
||5||16||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 16||87||NW 29||58|
||8||17||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 13||75||NW 26||58|
Thousands of north Queenslanders are being evacuated as Cyclone Debbie bears down on the coast, bringing winds of up to 230 kilometres per hour and possibly a four-metre storm surge.
As Tropical Cyclone Debbie strengthens off the coast near Townsville in north Queensland, residents are being warned to prepare for the worst storm to hit the state since Cyclone Yasi in 2011.
Cyclone Debbie: Calm before the storm as north Queensland farmers prepare for possible category four system
North Queensland farmers have awoken to relatively normal weather conditions ahead of Cyclone Debbie which is expected to cross the coastline later today.