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Thu 16:13 EST
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West & Sth Coast Forecast

  • Thursday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 700 metres. A thunderstorm likely. Possible hail. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h turning W 30 to 45 km/h in the late morning then tending W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers and hail, falling as snow above 300 metres. Isolated thunderstorms Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 300 metres early and rapidly rising during the day. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h shifting N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.

Issued Wed 19:40 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 %
Possible shower
6 11 70% 1-5mm Nil NW 37 78 NW 40 77
Frost then sunny
1 10 30% 1-5mm High - - - -
Rain and snow
-2 3 80% 1-5mm Severe NNW 21 98 NW 23 97
Clearing shower
3 11 20% 1-5mm Moderate - - - -
Possible shower
2 9 60% < 1mm Moderate NW 17 95 NW 26 86
Clearing shower
5 12 70% 1-5mm Slight NW 9 84 NW 13 72
Possible shower
3 13 60% - Slight - - - -
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