South West District Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Wednesday 2 September 2015.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system just west of Adelaide extends a trough towards northwest Victoria. The system is moving eastwards and the low will cross northwestern Victoria this evening before tracking eastwards across southern NSW tonight to reach the Tasman Sea on Thursday. The next high pressure system will approach from the west during Friday and then move over the State during Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Winds northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h turning east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 15.

UV Alert from 10:30 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Rain developing. Warrnambool 15
Rain at times. Colac 16
Rain. Hamilton 15

Thursday 3 September

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds southerly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.

Friday 4 September

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the Otways, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.

Saturday 5 September

Cloudy. Morning fog. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Wednesday.

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