West and South Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Friday 27 January 2023.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system to the southeast of Victoria is directing easterly winds across the state, and these will shift northeasterly during the day. Warm to hot northerly winds are expected on Saturday ahead of a trough moving over western Victoria during the afternoon and evening, with the trough then expected to cross central and eastern Victoria on Sunday bringing milder conditions for early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly sunny. The chance of fog about the ranges early this morning. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 29.

Fire Danger - Moderate

Sun protection 9:20am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Latrobe Valley 29
Cloud clearing. Sale 25

Saturday 28 January

The chance of fog in the early morning. Mostly sunny day. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly in the middle of the day then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 37.

Sunday 29 January

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers about the ranges, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Monday 30 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the ranges, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

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

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