West and South Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Tuesday 21 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred just east of Tasmania will move over the Tasman Sea today. 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.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Afternoon coastal seabreezes 20 to 30 km/h.Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 24.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Latrobe Valley 23
Sunny. Sale 21

Wednesday 22 October

Mostly sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Thursday 23 October

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.

Friday 24 October

Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

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

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