Southwest Weather

Current Warnings
 

Southwest Forecast

  • Tuesday Sunny. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW 20 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the south, slight chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower near the south coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

Issued Mon 21:00 EST

Southwest 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
16:50 WST
NNW 13 19 20.5 6.8 17.2 41 8 0.0 -
16:50 WST
N 7 7 19.3 14.7 19.3 74 2 0.0 -
16:50 WST
NNW 20 24 18.4 13.0 15.4 71 3 0.0 1017.4
16:50 WST
NW 19 20 - - - - - - -
16:50 WST
NW 26 28 17.9 13.3 13.8 74 3 - 1016.7
16:50 WST
WNW 19 20 19.2 12.7 16.4 66 4 0.0 1017.5
16:50 WST
WNW 7 11 21.2 5.5 18.7 36 9 0.0 -
09:00 WST
N 15   20.0 8.1 16.7 46 7 0 -
16:50 WST
NNW 17 20 20.8 4.0 16.2 33 12 0.0 1017.2
16:50 WST
W 13 17 18.9 14.4 17.8 75 2 0.0 1015.9
09:00 WST
N 17   17.5 7.7 13.8 53 5 0 1018.3
16:00 WST
SW 15 20 19.3 - - - - 0.0 -
16:50 WST
NW 17 20 18.3 12.7 15.9 70 3 0.0 1017.2
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Weather News

Bundaberg's Paradise Dam capacity to be reduced to 42pc despite drought

18:04 EST

SunWater has confirmed it will release 105,000 megalitres from Paradise Dam in the drought-declared Bundaberg region, permanently reducing the dam's capacity for safety reasons.

Pelicans, ducks and other waterbirds in peril as drought's grip tightens across outback

17:03 EST

Pelicans and other waterbirds are dying in the outback and disappearing from waterways, as the effects of drought compound an already-concerning long-term decline in populations.

Rain in the Red Centre

16:48 EST

Alice Springs is having its wettest day since May as rain soaks the Red Centre.