South West Weather
South West Forecast
Friday Clear. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h and coastal seabreezes at similar strength until dark.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast in the late afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Very High.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and early afternoon. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/NW 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
South West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||24||70%||< 1mm||Nil||W 25||76||W 26||61|
||15||29||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 20||63||W 28||27|
||16||29||10%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 14||44||WNW 22||23|
||14||29||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 20||65||W 25||32|
||13||28||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 16||73||WSW 23||30|
||15||23||70%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 17||75||W 24||61|
||15||24||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 21||71||WSW 31||52|
Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.
Solid central Australian rain a bonus as pastoral company progresses with drought-proofing strategy aimed at selling heavier cattle
A Central Australian pastoral company says recent solid rain across its five cattle stations is a welcome bonus as it continues with a drought-proofing strategy.
Queensland's first cyclone of the season poses no immediate threat to the coast but may whip up dangerous swells for south-east beaches early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.