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Current Warnings
 

Southwest Forecast

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the south coast. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 16. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low].

  • Sunday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds.

  • Monday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the southwest, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds.

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds.

Issued Sat 05:00 WST

Southwest 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 %
Frost then sunny
1 17 30% < 1mm High - - - -
Mostly sunny
4 19 30% < 1mm Slight NE 14 84 NNE 18 52
Cloud increasing
6 19 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
8 19 20% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Cloud increasing
12 19 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Frost then sunny
1 18 30% < 1mm High NE 7 90 NE 10 49
Mostly sunny
4 18 30% < 1mm Slight - - - -
Mostly sunny
5 17 30% < 1mm Slight - - - -
Possible shower
6 18 20% < 1mm Nil NE 15 91 NNE 20 63
Sunny
5 17 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Sunny
6 18 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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Weather News

Dry season in Western Australia forces Wheatbelt farmers to sell off sheep

18:30 EST

The lack of winter rain over much of Western Australia has left many crops to wither and pasture to dry out, with Wheatbelt farmers in particular being forced to sell their sheep.

Late start to winter in Tasmania

12:06 EST

Winter has finally arrived in Tasmania this week after dry and record-breaking warm start to June in Hobart.

Rain drenches Perth but fails to bring many desperate WA farmers relief

16:51 EST

A cold front over the southern half of Western Australia has dumped more than 60 millimetres of rain on Perth, and has given some struggling farmers a boost, but has failed to reach all agricultural areas desperate for a drenching.