South West District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Monday 3 August 2015.

Weather Situation

A very cold and unstable southwesterly airstream affected Victoria today. A weak ridge of high pressure will extend across Victoria tonight, however another cold front will approach southwest Victoria late Tuesday and will cross the State on Wednesday. A weaker cold front will move across Tasmania and Bass Strait on Thursday. A large high pressure system will be located near Adelaide on Thursday, moving across Victoria on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Tuesday 4 August

Cloudy. Patchy fog near the Grampians in the early morning. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Medium (60%) chance of showers from the late morning. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds west to northwesterly and light increasing to 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then becoming westerly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching around 11.

No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers increasing. Warrnambool 5 12
Shower or two. Colac 3 10
Shower or two. Hamilton 2 11

Wednesday 5 August

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 900 metres. Possible hail in the southeast in the late morning and afternoon. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning southwesterly in the late morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 12.

Thursday 6 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 11.

Friday 7 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.

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

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