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West & Sth Coast Weather

Wed 16:15 EST
Current Warnings

West & Sth Coast Forecast

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later this evening. Snow falling above 400 metres. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h.

  • Thursday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 700 metres. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon.

  • Friday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW early in the morning then becoming light in the morning.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight (20%) chance of a shower north of Strahan in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost about higher ground. High (70%) chance of showers north of Strahan, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h.

Issued Wed 16:31 EST

West & Sth Coast Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
6 9 90% 5-10mm Nil W 41 76 NW 46 72
Possible shower
2 9 70% 1-5mm Moderate W 17 85 WNW 16 67
3 8 90% 10-20mm Moderate W 28 87 NW 31 78
Possible shower
4 9 - 10-20mm Slight WNW 16 81 NW 16 73
2 8 90% 5-10mm Moderate WNW 26 94 NW 29 80
Possible shower
5 11 90% 10-20mm Slight W 20 87 NW 25 73
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