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Current Warnings
 

South West Forecast

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of rain in the southwest later tonight. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain in the morning, shower or two near the coast afternoon and evening. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W/SW 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning then tending W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending W 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day.

  • Monday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning with possible hail in the southeast. Snow falling above 500 metres. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h tending SW during the morning then becoming light during the evening.

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. High (70%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 800 metres. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending W during the day.

Issued Fri 16:24 EST

South West Observations

Latest Observations
Station
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
15:00 EST
SW 11   10.0 2.7 8.4 60 3 0 1016.5
17:50 EST
N 20 31 2.6 0.7 -2.0 87 1 0.0 -
17:50 EST
NW 28 37 9.5 3.7 6.1 67 3 0.0 1013.6
17:50 EST
NNW 9 15 7.8 2.9 6.2 71 2 0.0 1014.0
17:50 EST
NNW 19 20 9.3 4.5 6.6 72 2 0.0 1014.4
17:50 EST
N 13 17 9.3 - 7.3 - - 0.0 -
17:50 EST
NNW 20 22 8.2 3.1 5.1 70 2 0.0 1015.0
17:50 EST
NNW 9 9 6.0 4.1 4.1 88 1 0.0 -
17:50 EST
NW 37 48 0.3 -0.2 -6.8 96 1 0.2 -
17:50 EST
NW 20 22 7.0 2.8 3.6 74 2 0.0 -
17:50 EST
NNW 17 20 8.8 3.6 6.2 70 2 0.0 -
17:30 EST
NW 19 24 10.1 - 7.6 - - - 1013.9
17:50 EST
NW 15 20 9.0 4.0 6.7 71 2 0.0 1013.8
17:50 EST
NNW 13 15 7.0 3.6 4.5 79 1 0.8 1014.7
17:50 EST
N 15 19 6.9 2.9 4.1 76 2 0.0 -
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