South West District Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Tuesday 22 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies across Victoria as a weakening low pressure system moves across central New South Wales. The ridge will persist over northern Victoria today as a cold front approaches from the southwest. This cold front will cross Victoria during Wednesday, then a high pressure system over the Bight will extend a ridge over northern Victoria on Thursday. The ridge will strengthen over Victoria later in the day and persist over the State during Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Areas of morning fog. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 15.

Sun protection 11:30am to 2:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

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

Wednesday 23 August

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before turning southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

Thursday 24 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the north. High (70%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.

Friday 25 August

Cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.

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

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