King Island Weather
King Island Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, becoming less likely later this evening. Possible hail. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h turning W 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, most likely from late morning. Possible hail in the morning. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, with possible hail. Winds W 35 to 50 km/h tending SW before dawn.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds S/SW 25 to 40 km/h becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
King Island Weather Forecasts
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