West and South Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Thursday 27 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front will enter western Victoria tonight and will clear eastern Victoria early Friday morning. A brief ridge of high pressure will follow across the State during Friday as another front crosses the Bight. This front will cross the State later Saturday and will be preceded by very strong northerly winds. A weaker front will follow across the State on Sunday, forming into a low pressure system over the Tasman Sea on Monday. The next ridge of high pressure will approach western Victoria Monday night.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers later this evening. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Friday 28 July

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near Wilsons Promontory, medium (50%) chance elsewhere, falling as snow above 1200 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast in the morning. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending westerly 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then turning north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower. Latrobe Valley 4 14
Possible early shower. Sale 3 15

Saturday 29 July

Partly cloudy. Patches of light frost near the Strzelecki Ranges in the early morning. Patchy fog in the southwest in the early morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the southwest, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northerly 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning then turning northwesterly in the late morning and afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 21.

Sunday 30 July

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, falling as snow above 1300 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast during the afternoon. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 19.

Monday 31 July

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely during the afternoon and evening and falling as snow above 1000 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

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

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