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King Island Forecast

  • Friday Mostly sunny. Winds W/NW 20 to 25 km/h shifting S 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of drizzle. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE in the morning, then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

  • Monday Cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 25 km/h for a period during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h for a period during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Issued Fri 00:55 EST

King Island Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Possible shower
16 25 40% < 1mm Nil ESE 18 87 ESE 19 75
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18:30 EDT

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18:22 EDT

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