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King Island Forecast

  • Wednesday Mostly sunny day. Slight (20%) chance of a shower later tonight. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h turning NE in the early afternoon then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 20. Low-Moderate.

  • Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon. Winds N/NE 25 to 30 km/h shifting W/SW 40 to 60 km/h in the morning.

  • Friday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds SW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming W/SW 20 to 30 km/h for a time in the afternoon.

Issued Wed 05:40 EDT

King Island Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Windy with rain
13 19 80% 1-5mm Nil NW 42 86 WNW 50 75
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