South West District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Saturday 30 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold front crossing waters south of the Bight will cross Victoria overnight, then a weak ridge of high pressure will pass across the State on Sunday. A stronger cold front and associated upper trough will approach from the west Monday morning and will enter the western half of Victoria later in the day, crossing the remainder of the State overnight and early Tuesday morning.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Cloudy. Patchy fog this morning. High (70%) chance of showers late this afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then turning northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 14.

Sun protection 12:00pm to 1:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Late showers. Warrnambool 15
Morning fog. Shower or two. Colac 14
Late shower or two. Hamilton 14

Sunday 31 July

Patchy morning fog. Mostly sunny although cloud increasing later. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely at night. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h before dawn then turning northerly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.

Monday 1 August

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, with possible hail in the evening. Snow lowering to 800 metres and above later in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning west to southwesterly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.

Tuesday 2 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon with possible hail. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 12.

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

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