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West & Sth Coast Forecast

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Strahan later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending NE/SE in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 21. Low-Moderate.

  • Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h.

  • Sunday Cloud clearing. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/NW for a time in the morning and afternoon.

Issued Thu 05:40 EDT

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 %
Mostly sunny
9 13 90% 1-5mm Nil SW 21 66 SSE 25 61
Mostly sunny
6 22 90% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
0 14 90% 5-10mm High ESE 19 79 NNE 16 65
Mostly sunny
7 21 10% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
5 21 90% 1-5mm Nil S 12 73 SE 17 43
Mostly sunny
9 20 90% 5-10mm Nil SE 12 62 SSW 13 45
Mostly sunny
9 19 90% - Nil - - - -
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