South West District Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast updated at 7:54 pm EST on Thursday 2 July 2020.

Weather Situation

A cold front south of the Bight will cross Victoria on Friday producing a cold southwesterly airstream in its wake. A large high pressure system will become established over the Bight on Friday night and move slowly eastwards over the weekend. Meanwhile a weak cold front will brush southern Victoria on Monday night.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1100 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast. Possible hail. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Friday 3 July

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1100 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast in the morning and afternoon. Possible hail. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 10.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers easing. Warrnambool 5 12
Showers. Colac 7 9
Showers. Hamilton 4 10

Saturday 4 July

Patchy morning fog in the north. Cloudy day High (70%) chance of showers. Snow above 1100 metres during the morning. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h turning southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.

Sunday 5 July

Patchy morning fog in the southwest. Cloudy day. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.

Monday 6 July

Patchy morning fog in the west. Cloudy day. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.

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

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