South West District Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Tuesday 28 June 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over New South Wales extends a ridge southwards across Victoria. The high will move slowly east on Wednesday as a strong cold front develops over the Bight. The front will cross the State on Thursday, while another high pressure system develops over the Bight on Friday and moves over South Australia on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Wednesday 29 June

Mostly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.

No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Warrnambool 7 14
Possible shower. Colac 7 13
Possible shower. Hamilton 6 13

Thursday 30 June

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm and local hail in the south in the late afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h turning westerly in the early afternoon then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 13.

Friday 1 July

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.

Saturday 2 July

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Wednesday.

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