Lower West Weather
Lower West Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Thursday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of rain in the north in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day.
Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Lower West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||13||70%||1-5mm||Slight||SSW 11||90||WSW 14||68|
||6||14||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 10||84||WSW 12||57|
||5||16||70%||1-5mm||Slight||SSW 12||91||SW 14||61|
||4||13||70%||1-5mm||Slight||SSW 12||89||SW 16||67|
||7||18||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 16||91||SW 16||56|
||9||16||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 10||79||SW 14||60|
||8||17||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 16||72||SW 17||57|
||6||16||70%||1-5mm||Nil||S 11||82||SW 13||58|
||11||17||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SSW 24||68||SW 21||53|
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