Lower South East Weather
Lower South East Forecast
Wednesday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon and evening. Winds N 25 to 35 km/h, shifting W/NW 30 to 40 km/h in the afternoon and SW 35 to 45 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Possible small hail in the morning and early afternoon. Winds SW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening then tending W 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending SW during the afternoon.
Lower South East Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||16||70%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 37||54||SW 38||44|
||8||18||70%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 29||45||SW 29||29|
||7||17||70%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 34||48||SW 34||35|
||7||19||70%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 32||46||-||-|
||10||16||70%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 34||56||SW 33||47|
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