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South West Forecast

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. The chance of fog in the early morning. Medium chance of showers near the coast, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges in the early morning. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching around 20.

  • Thursday Cloudy. Slight chance of a shower near the Otways in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h tending SW during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.

  • Friday Cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the east, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

Issued Mon 19:40 EST

South West Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
7 21 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Showers easing
13 19 60% 1-5mm Nil NW 15 87 WNW 21 75
Possible shower
11 18 50% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Cloudy
7 21 50% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Late shower
9 20 50% < 1mm Nil N 11 95 WNW 17 59
Cloudy
11 19 10% < 1mm Nil WNW 14 99 WNW 22 54
Late shower
10 19 60% < 1mm Nil NNW 6 95 WNW 14 65
Mostly sunny
9 17 10% < 1mm Nil SW 8 86 W 14 49
Cloudy
8 20 30% < 1mm Nil NNW 11 91 WNW 20 52
Mostly sunny
8 17 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Cloudy
8 21 40% < 1mm Nil N 9 97 W 16 54
Possible shower
11 20 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
10 19 50% < 1mm Nil NNW 11 90 WNW 22 71
Possible shower
11 21 40% < 1mm Nil NNW 14 88 W 24 63
Late shower
10 17 50% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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