South West District Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Friday 24 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight extends a ridge eastwards over southern Victoria. A weak cold front will cross Tasmania during Friday and then the high will pass over southern Tasmania Saturday night. The high will be located over the Tasman Sea during Sunday, Monday and Tuesday and will link to a new high moving well south of the Bight to prevent any cold fronts from approaching Victoria.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of drizzle early this morning. Winds southerly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 10:10am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible morning drizzle. Warrnambool 19
Possible morning drizzle. Colac 20
Cloudy. Hamilton 21

Saturday 25 February

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of drizzle near the Otways in the morning. Winds south to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.

Sunday 26 February

Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog in the southeast. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Monday 27 February

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northeasterly during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 34.

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

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