Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 15.
Wednesday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the north. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds.
Thursday Mostly sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending W 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||19||40%||< 1mm||Slight||NE 8||83||WNW 13||55|
||7||20||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 2||79||NW 9||61|
||7||19||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 9||82||NW 15||62|
||9||18||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 17||81||NW 22||64|
||10||17||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 12||80||NW 16||67|
||4||20||40%||< 1mm||Slight||Calm||80||WNW 7||44|
||6||18||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 7||82||WNW 14||59|
||5||19||40%||< 1mm||Slight||NNE 10||79||WNW 14||55|
||7||19||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 2||85||NW 12||59|
||8||17||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 12||80||WNW 16||61|
||9||18||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 17||78||WNW 22||62|
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