W & S Gippsland Weather
W & S Gippsland Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Areas of frost and patchy fog in the morning. Light winds.
Thursday Areas of morning frost and fog. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon then becoming N 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h turning NW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Saturday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers with possible hail. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon.
W & S Gippsland Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||3||9||90%||10-20mm||Moderate||WNW 13||100||WNW 23||91|
||-2||1||90%||10-20mm||Severe||NNW 14||88||W 15||92|
||4||7||80%||10-20mm||Slight||WSW 13||88||SW 16||87|
||4||11||80%||10-20mm||Slight||SW 11||72||SW 12||69|
||2||10||80%||10-20mm||Moderate||WNW 18||100||W 26||76|
|Windy with showers
||7||10||90%||10-20mm||Nil||SSW 33||85||SW 41||81|
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