South West District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:20 pm EDT on Tuesday 21 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system lies over the Tasman Sea. A low pressure trough will reach western Victoria during Wednesday afternoon before moving eastwards and weakening. A new high pressure system will build to the south of Tasmania on Thursday before merging with the Tasman Sea high on Friday. Another low pressure trough will approach western Victoria from the west on Friday before moving across the State on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Wednesday 22 October

Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting south to southwesterly in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 9:50 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Afternoon cool change. Warrnambool 16 25
Afternoon cool change. Colac 14 29
Afternoon cool change. Hamilton 15 28

Thursday 23 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the early morning. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Friday 24 October

Partly cloudy. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning north to northwesterly during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Saturday 25 October

Cloudy. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 24.

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

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