South West District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Thursday 23 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A cold front to enter western Victoria this morning before moving southeastwards during the day. A high pressure ridge will extend across Victoria on Friday and will remain over the State during the weekend whilst further cold fronts pass south of Tasmania.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, becoming less likely this afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south early this morning. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h turning westerly 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day then tending northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 19.

Fire Danger - Very High

Sun protection 9:40am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Few showers. Becoming windy. Warrnambool 17
Shower or two. Colac 19
Shower or two. Becoming windy. Hamilton 18

Friday 24 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Saturday 25 January

Partly cloudy. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending westerly during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Sunday 26 January

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending south to southwesterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Thursday.

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