West Coast Weather
West Coast Forecast
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers east of Ceduna, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Ceduna later this evening. Light winds.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers south of Streaky Bay, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm south of Streaky Bay in the early morning. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h turning SW 35 to 50 km/h during the morning and early afternoon then decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before shifting W 20 to 30 km/h during the morning, then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h turning W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
West Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||20||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 6||90||SW 16||62|
||7||19||60%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 7||96||W 18||64|
||10||18||50%||< 1mm||Nil||E 10||91||ENE 11||55|
||6||20||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 5||88||ENE 14||50|
||8||19||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 12||89||WSW 17||53|
For those among us wanting to balance out our participation in Earth Hour, the Vivid Light, Music and Ideas Festival opens in Sydney this on Friday.
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