South West District Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Friday 13 December 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system to the south of the Bight will drift slowly eastwards across the weekend. The high will cross Victoria on Monday, reaching the Tasman Sea on Tuesday. Meanwhile a weak cold front will pass across Tasmania and Bass Strait tonight, with another to follow on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of light showers near the Otways and near the coast. Winds southwesterly 20 to 25 km/h turning westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Saturday 14 December

Mostly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of light showers in the southeast in the morning and early afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 23.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:10am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible light morning shower. Warrnambool 11 18
Possible light shower. Colac 11 19
Mostly cloudy. Hamilton 10 21

Sunday 15 December

Mostly cloudy. The chance of fog in the north in the early morning. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower near the Otways at night. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending westerly 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.

Monday 16 December

Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog in the west. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 31.

Tuesday 17 December

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 37.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Saturday.

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