East Coast Weather
East Coast Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 200 metres. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 4 and 10.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost in the morning, mainly about higher ground. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h tending SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending NW/SW in the early afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the north. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds.
East Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||8||13||60%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 19||67||SSW 22||61|
|Frost then sunny
||-2||11||60%||1-5mm||Severe||SW 12||89||SSW 14||64|
||4||13||60%||< 1mm||Slight||WSW 18||79||SSW 21||62|
|Frost then sunny
||-3||8||60%||1-5mm||Severe||WSW 13||100||SW 15||78|
||2||12||60%||1-5mm||Moderate||W 16||82||SW 19||62|
||6||13||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 18||73||SSW 20||62|
||6||13||60%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 15||68||SW 18||58|
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