South West District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:21 pm EST on Tuesday 23 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front will approach western Victoria this evening before crossing the State on Wednesday morning. A ridge of high pressure will extend over northern Victoria later on Wednesday. A weak cold front will move across Bass Strait and coastal Victoria on Thursday before the ridge of high pressure is maintained across Victoria on Friday. On Saturday a stronger cold front will approach western Victoria later in the day.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the southwest, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening.

Wednesday 24 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Warrnambool 10 16
Shower or two. Colac 10 15
Shower or two clearing. Hamilton 8 15

Thursday 25 May

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.

Friday 26 May

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.

Saturday 27 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 25 to 35 km/h turning northwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.

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

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