South West District Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Wednesday 13 December 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure lies over the Tasman Sea. A low pressure trough will reach far western Victoria late Wednesday afternoon, move across central districts during the evening and the stall over northeastern Victoria early Thursday as a cold front crosses southern Victoria. A high pressure ridge will extend over southern Victoria on Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast tonight. Winds northerly 25 to 40 km/h tending northwesterly in the early afternoon then tending northwest to southwesterly in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.

Fire Danger - Very High

Sun protection 9:00am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Warrnambool 37
Becoming cloudy. Colac 35
Becoming windy. Partly cloudy. Hamilton 36

Thursday 14 December

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 26.

Friday 15 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of rain near the coast. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

Saturday 16 December

Partly cloudy. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Wednesday.

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