South West District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Thursday 19 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front and associated trough over southwest Victoria will move eastwards across the State today, reaching central districts during the late afternoon but will not clear the far northeast until early Friday. A slow moving high pressure system will then become established over the Bight on Friday and extend a ridge across Victoria over the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the east, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning west to southwesterly in the late morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 23.

Sun protection 9:50am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers clearing later. Warrnambool 20
Possible morning storm. Showers. Colac 20
Possible morning storm. Showers. Hamilton 21

Friday 20 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast in the early morning. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.

Saturday 21 October

Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h turning southwesterly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Sunday 22 October

Cloudy. Areas of morning fog in the west. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

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

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