South West District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Monday 23 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is centred over the Tasman Sea. A cold front and associated low pressure trough approaching from the west will cross Victoria overnight and Tuesday morning. A high pressure system will move over the Bight on Tuesday and extend a ridge over southern Victoria on Wednesday and Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Mostly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the north, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges this evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to northwesterly in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:20am to 6:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower developing. Warrnambool 27
Late showers. Colac 30
Showers mainly later. Hamilton 31

Tuesday 24 January

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers near the Otways, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting southerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Wednesday 25 January

Sunny. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming southerly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

Thursday 26 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of drizzle near the coast in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

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

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