Furneaux Islands Weather
Furneaux Islands Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely later tonight. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day then tending NW 40 to 60 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 13.
Thursday High (70%) chance of showers in the early morning. Sunny day. Winds W 40 to 60 km/h decreasing to 35 to 45 km/h in the morning then turning SW 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day.
Friday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 40 km/h during the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning. Winds NW 40 to 60 km/h turning W 40 to 55 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 30 to 45 km/h during the day.
Furneaux Islands Weather Forecasts
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|Windy with showers
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