Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming W 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon then turning S/SW 20 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 35.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the far southwest coast in the morning and early afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE early in the morning then tending S/SW in the middle of the day.
Friday Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW during the afternoon.
Saturday Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon. Winds SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending NE/SE during the morning then tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Gascoyne Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||17||27||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 21||57||SW 31||57|
||17||26||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 18||73||SW 22||52|
||17||34||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 12||55||WSW 23||20|
||20||33||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 11||27||W 23||13|
||17||32||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 11||59||WNW 28||18|
||15||31||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 11||66||W 23||21|
||18||32||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 12||50||WNW 27||18|
A new temperature record will be set in Hobart on Thursday if the mercury hits 29 degrees Celsius, which meteorologists say is likely, with a top of 30 degrees forecast.
Towns in Queensland's south-east have been hit by storms, but Brisbane has escaped much of the rainfall and the weather is no longer regarded as severe.
The start of spring has been unusually dry across most of New South Wales.