South West District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Friday 19 July 2019.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system over New South Wales extends a ridge southward across Victoria. The high will move over the Tasman Sea on Saturday as a cold front crosses the Bight. The front will reach western Victoria early on Sunday then weaken and slide away to the southeast into the afternoon as a weak ridge develops across Victoria. During Monday another front will develop south of the Bight and is expected to cross Victoria on Tuesday as a high pressure system forms over South Australia.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northerly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Saturday 20 July

Sunny. Winds northerly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 17.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Windy. Warrnambool 7 17
Sunny. Colac 8 15
Sunny. Windy. Hamilton 7 15

Sunday 21 July

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, mainly in the early morning. Winds northerly 25 to 40 km/h tending westerly 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then tending north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.

Monday 22 July

Mostly sunny. High (70%) chance of showers in the southwest, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds northerly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.

Tuesday 23 July

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 1100 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon, with possible hail in the south. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning westerly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Saturday.

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