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King Island Forecast

  • Friday Mostly sunny morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers this evening. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 30 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day then tending NE 30 to 35 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s. Low-Moderate.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning. Winds NE 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then becoming light in the middle of the day.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds.

  • Monday Mostly sunny morning. High (80%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 25 to 35 km/h shifting W 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon.

Issued Fri 05:40 EDT

King Island Observations

Latest Observations
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
13:20 EDT
E 41 48 20.8 13.0 20.8 61 8 0.0 1020.2
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Weather News

Cyclone preparations step up as tropical low expected to strengthen off north Queensland

12:53 EDT

Authorities are preparing for a potential cyclone that could hit the north Queensland coast in coming days, as the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) tracks a tropical low in the Coral Sea that is expected to strengthen.

Queensland cyclone threat update

11:30 EDT

It's looking more likely that a tropical cyclone will cross the Queensland coast in the coming days.

Tropical low drenches Port Hedland and surrounding cattle country

11:27 EDT

A slow-moving tropical low has drenched the WA mining town of Port Hedland, which has received more than 270 millimetres of rain this week.