West & Sth Coast Weather
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.
West & Sth Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||13||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 21||66||SSE 25||61|
||0||14||90%||5-10mm||High||ESE 19||79||NNE 16||65|
||5||21||90%||1-5mm||Nil||S 12||73||SE 17||43|
||9||20||90%||5-10mm||Nil||SE 12||62||SSW 13||45|
Record-breaking rain is causing flooding over parts of Western Australia this week, while parched Perth misses out once again.
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