Issued at: 20 September 2019 13:00
TODAY - Friday 20th September
A dry day with sunny spells. Highs of 18 to 21 Celsius. Southeast winds moderate to fresh and gusty but strong along the coast and very strong and gusty at times along the southwest coast.
Dry with clear spells at first but cloud will increase overnight bringing outbreaks of showery rain to the southwest by morning. Lowest temperatures 13 or 14 degrees in fresh and gusty southeast winds but winds strong along coasts and very strong and gusty along the southwest coast.
Solar UV Index
Moderate on Friday
TOMORROW - Saturday 21st September
Saturday will begin dry in the east of the province. Showery rain in the southwest will gradually spread to most areas during the morning and early afternoon, the rain will turn heavy in places. Southeast winds moderate to fresh and gusty but winds strong along coasts and very strong and gusty along the southwest coast for a time.
HEADLINE: Staying very unsettled into next week with some wet and very windy interludes.
A spell of sometimes heavy rain will affect all areas during Saturday night, accompanied by fresh southeast winds.
Sunday will be mostly cloudy, cooler and windy with further showery outbreaks of rain. Some heavy downpours are possible locally, but winds veering southwest will have eased and rain will clear in the evening.
Monday will begin bright and dry in most places. Another batch of rain and strong winds arriving in the west before midday will quickly spread countrywide with strong to gale force southerly winds. The rain will ease for a time on Monday night and winds will moderate.
More rain will follow on Tuesday again accompanied by strong winds and temperatures falling back below normal. Some sizeable accumulations of rainfall are possible and then very showery and blustery conditions will follow for Wednesday.
Present signs are for a continuation of distinctly unsettled cool and windy weather for the second half of next week.
Temperature circle (°C): maximum and minimum temperature forecast for each day. Wind symbol (km/h): arrow points in the direction the wind is blowing. The weather and wind icons: for the time of maximum temperature and minimum temperature.