Northwest Coast Weather
Northwest Coast Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the evening then S 15 to 20 km/h late. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 17.
Thursday Sunny. Patches of frost in the east in the early morning. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day.
Friday Mostly sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the west in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Northwest Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||8||18||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 8||75||N 9||59|
||9||16||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 19||83||SW 18||67|
||6||18||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 8||78||NNW 14||62|
||6||19||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 6||77||W 6||50|
||8||17||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 9||78||SW 10||64|
||5||20||10%||< 1mm||Slight||SSE 3||70||NW 9||49|
||6||18||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 8||81||WNW 6||60|
||5||19||5%||< 1mm||Slight||SE 8||81||N 8||56|
The weather bureau says the month of September was the third driest on record in Australia.
Children in remote areas of Papua New Guinea are dying as a result of food shortages caused by frost and worsening drought, villagers say.
Upper Hunter farmers are concerned a spike in warm weather across the region could take its toll on crop yields.