South West District Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:23 pm EST on Tuesday 30 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front crossing Victoria will clear the State tonight. The next high pressure system will move over Bight waters on Wednesday but will remain to the west of Victoria during Thursday as another cold front crosses Tasmania. The high will then drift across Victoria on Friday, reaching the Tasman Sea Saturday. Another front will move through Bass Strait Saturday night.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Showers, more frequent near the Otways. Isolated snow showers near the Grampians above 1100 metres later this evening. Possible hail and thunder this evening. Winds westerly 30 to 45 km/h.

Wednesday 1 October

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers with possible hail contracting to the coast in the afternoon. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.

UV Alert from 9:30 am to 3:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Wind easing. Warrnambool 8 15
Shower or two clearing. Colac 7 14
Morning shower or two. Hamilton 4 15

Thursday 2 October

Cloudy. Patchy fog in the southwest in the early morning. Isolated showers in the south in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.

Friday 3 October

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

Saturday 4 October

Mostly sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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