East Coast Weather
East Coast Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the south, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 800 metres. Gusty winds and possible hail in the S tonight. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the south, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 100 metres, lifting in the afternoon and evening. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h.
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|
||5||14||80%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 15||73||WNW 20||57|
||-1||12||80%||1-5mm||High||WNW 10||81||WNW 16||67|
||5||13||80%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 14||76||WNW 19||57|
||-1||8||80%||1-5mm||Severe||NW 12||96||NW 16||78|
||2||13||80%||1-5mm||Moderate||WNW 13||82||NW 15||56|
||3||12||80%||1-5mm||Moderate||WNW 15||85||NW 22||66|
||3||13||80%||1-5mm||Moderate||WNW 13||76||WNW 17||58|
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