Southern Coastal Weather
Southern Coastal Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the north early this morning. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers during this afternoon and evening. The chance of thunderstorms this evening. Gusty winds and possible hail in the W during this evening. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 20.
Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h turning S 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Areas of morning frost inland. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h turning SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Southern Coastal Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||16||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 4||74||S 7||55|
||8||15||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 3||79||SW 6||64|
||6||15||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 7||88||S 7||62|
||4||15||20%||< 1mm||Slight||NNW 5||85||SE 7||53|
||5||13||20%||< 1mm||Slight||NNW 5||86||SE 6||63|
||2||15||20%||< 1mm||Moderate||NNW 5||86||ESE 7||52|
||6||14||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 5||81||SSE 7||58|
||2||14||20%||< 1mm||Moderate||N 6||94||ESE 6||57|
||7||15||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 5||78||SSE 6||55|
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