South West District Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 21 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure extends over the State from South Australia. A cold front crossing the Southern Ocean is forecast to reach the far southwest late tonight before crossing the rest of the State on Thursday. A high pressure system building over the Bight on Thursday will then extend a ridge towards NSW on Friday and maintain a west to southwesterly airstream over Victoria into the weekend with occasional embedded weak fronts affecting the south.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the coast, most likely later tonight. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Thursday 22 April

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Winds northwesterly 20 to 25 km/h turning westerly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:40am to 2:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers easing. Warrnambool 9 17
Showers. Colac 9 15
Showers. Hamilton 8 15

Friday 23 April

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers about the coast, medium (50%) chance inland. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Saturday 24 April

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers about the coast, medium (50%) chance inland. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Sunday 25 April

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers about the coast, medium (40%) chance inland. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.

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

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