Tuesday Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the southeast early this morning. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 25.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of rain in the south in the late afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending SE/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain in the southeast in the morning. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Friday Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the south. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Interior Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||12||28||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 19||27||ENE 11||18|
||7||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 13||51||NE 8||25|
||7||22||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 18||42||ENE 10||18|
||10||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 19||44||E 10||26|
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