King Island Weather

Tas
Thu 21:57 EST
Current Warnings
 

King Island Forecast

  • Friday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h tending W 45 to 65 km/h before dawn then tending SW 40 to 60 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Possible hail in the morning. Winds SW 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming S/SW and light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Issued Thu 06:25 EST

King Island Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Possible shower
6 11 50% < 1mm Nil SW 29 60 SW 27 56
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