South West District Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Sunday 5 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A cold front embedded in a strong west to southwesterly airstream will cross southern Victoria on Sunday, before a large high pressure system moves over waters south of the Bight on Monday. This high will move only slowly eastwards during the week, extending a ridge over Victoria.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm near the Otways this morning. Gusty winds this morning. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h turning westerly 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 17.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:10am to 2:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Wind easing. Warrnambool 16
Showers. Colac 15
Showers. Hamilton 16

Monday 6 April

Cloudy. The chance of fog patches in the early morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Tuesday 7 April

Cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, mainly near the coast. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Wednesday 8 April

Cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.

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

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