South West District Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Tuesday 15 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak high pressure ridge will extend across Victoria today. The tail end of a weak cold front will pass over Bass Strait this afternoon and overnight. A stronger cold front will approach western Victoria later on Wednesday as an upper level disturbance crosses Victoria. This front will cross Victoria during Thursday, leaving a cold and unstable southwesterly airstream in its wake. A weak high pressure ridge will develop over Victoria during Friday morning but another cold front will reach western Victoria later in the day.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog early this morning, mainly in the west. Slight (30%) chance of a shower during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 18.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:00am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower developing. Warrnambool 18
Mostly cloudy. Colac 18
Morning fog. Hamilton 18

Wednesday 16 October

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Thursday 17 October

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 900 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon, with possible hail in the southeast. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming westerly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then turning northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 15.

Friday 18 October

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h during the morning then tending westerly 25 to 40 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.

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

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