South West Weather
South West Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Tuesday The chance of fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then tending NE in the evening.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast. Winds N/NE 25 to 40 km/h shifting cooler W 35 to 50 km/h in the early afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Otways, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h.
South West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||20||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 6||69||ESE 13||57|
||8||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 10||86||-||-|
||4||22||5%||< 1mm||Slight||ESE 10||73||N 7||36|
||5||26||10%||< 1mm||Slight||ENE 11||80||-||-|
||5||25||5%||< 1mm||Slight||NNE 6||90||NE 11||36|
||9||21||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 6||77||SE 12||49|
||9||22||10%||< 1mm||Nil||N 10||82||E 15||49|
Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria have been evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they wait for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.
Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.
Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.