South West District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Monday 3 October 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge through Bass Strait will direct a mild easterly airstream across Victoria today. A low pressure system connected to tropical moisture will cross southern South Australia on Tuesday as a large high pressure system moves over the Southern Ocean. The low will extend into a trough as it moves over Victoria on Wednesday and Thursday, while the high will become established in the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Areas of fog early this morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower during this afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 21.

Sun protection 10:20am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Warrnambool 19
Morning fog, then partly cloudy. Colac 19
Possible shower. Hamilton 20

Tuesday 4 October

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the northwest, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.

Wednesday 5 October

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h turning northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.

Thursday 6 October

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h turning northerly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.

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

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