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Lower West Forecast

  • Saturday Very hot and sunny. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h turning S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning then tending S/SE in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 38.

  • Sunday Very hot and sunny. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h tending NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then turning E/SE in the early afternoon.

  • Monday Very hot and sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.

  • Tuesday Very hot and sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h shifting S/SW during the day then tending S/SE during the evening.

Issued Sat 05:00 WST

Lower 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
06:50 WST
ESE 19 24 19.7 - 19.7 - - - -
06:50 WST
SE 20 28 17.9 9.8 17.9 59 5 0.0 1016.9
06:50 WST
SSE 19 20 21.4 14.3 21.4 64 4 0.2 1015.3
06:50 WST
- 0 0 18.1 13.8 18.1 76 2 0.0 1015.0
09:00 WST
SE 4   30.0 11.7 29.0 32 12 0 1013.8
06:50 WST
S 15 20 20.8 12.5 20.8 59 5 0.0 -
06:50 WST
N 6 7 17.9 13.8 17.9 77 2 0.0 1014.6
06:50 WST
S 28 30 21.7 16.2 21.7 71 4 0.0 1014.9
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