Furneaux Islands Weather
Furneaux Islands Forecast
Monday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later this evening. Winds SE 25 to 40 km/h.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Winds SE 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning, and NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning NW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the afternoon.
Furneaux Islands Weather Forecasts
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||8||13||90%||1-5mm||Nil||W 29||91||WNW 26||69|
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