Kangaroo Island Weather

Current Warnings

Kangaroo Island Forecast

  • Wednesday Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely this evening. Possible periods of patchy rain at times during the morning. Gusty winds. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h turning W/SW 30 to 40 km/h early in the morning then becoming W 40 to 50 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the early morning. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W 35 to 45 km/h before dawn then decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching around 20.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the morning and early afternoon. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h turning W during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid 20s.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid 20s.

Issued Tue 23:12 EST

Kangaroo Island Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly cloudy
14 25 10% < 1mm Nil WSW 12 76 W 22 58
Mostly cloudy
16 23 20% < 1mm Nil SW 10 83 SSW 16 75
Mostly sunny
12 28 10% < 1mm Nil WSW 9 76 W 16 45
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A renowned angler says a mass fish kill in the parched Macquarie River in New South Wales this week left the waterway looking like "tomato soup." Tens of thousands of fish of all sizes and species are estimated to have perished near Dubbo, in the state's west, after much-needed rain washed sediment into the river, causing dissolved oxygen levels to drop rapidly.