King Island Weather
King Island Forecast
Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from late this morning. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h in the middle of the day then tending W 40 to 55 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 14.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning with possible hail. Winds SW 35 to 50 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the evening. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h turning NW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then increasing to 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds NW 35 to 45 km/h turning SW 30 to 45 km/h during the morning then tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
King Island Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||11||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 38||77||SW 36||63|
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