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King Island Weather

Thu 15:50 EST
Current Warnings

King Island Forecast

  • Thursday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely. Possible hail. Winds W 35 to 50 km/h.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers, mostly in the morning and afternoon with the the chance of a thunderstorm. Possible hail. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h turning S/SW during the morning.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h shifting N 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then increasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.

Issued Wed 19:40 EST

King Island Observations

Latest Observations
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
18:10 EST
W 30 37 10.2 5.4 6.8 72 3 2.8 997.9
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