Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 15.
Wednesday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the north. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending W 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
|Frost then sunny
||2||15||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||SSE 6||76||SE 9||55|
||5||17||5%||< 1mm||Slight||ESE 2||73||ESE 6||50|
||6||16||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 9||73||ESE 9||52|
||9||16||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 11||76||SE 11||58|
||8||16||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 14||77||ESE 9||59|
|Frost then sunny
||0||16||5%||< 1mm||High||SE 1||80||ESE 7||45|
||2||16||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||SE 7||71||ESE 10||49|
||4||15||5%||< 1mm||Slight||SSE 6||75||SE 10||56|
||6||16||20%||< 1mm||Nil||Calm||80||ESE 6||53|
||6||15||40%||< 1mm||Nil||S 7||74||SE 10||58|
||8||16||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 11||72||SE 12||56|
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