West and South Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:19 pm EDT on Tuesday 26 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A trough over far eastern Victoria will clear the state this evening as a high pressure system moves eastwards over waters south of the Bight. The high will slowly move to the south of Tasmania during Wednesday and Thursday, as a trough deepens over inland Australia, causing a strong easterly stream to develop through Bass Strait from Wednesday evening. On Friday the high will settle to the east of Tasmania, while the deepening trough is likely to extend into western Victoria on Friday morning, then extend across the state during Friday. A low is currently expected to develop on the trough over western Bass Strait Friday evening, then move east of Tasmania on Saturday as the trough also moves to the east of Victoria.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers about the ranges, becoming less likely later this evening. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Wednesday 27 January

Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers about the ranges, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting east to southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:10am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible late shower. Becoming windy. Latrobe Valley 9 23
Mostly sunny. Sale 10 22

Thursday 28 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds easterly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Friday 29 January

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Winds easterly 25 to 40 km/h tending east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon then tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Saturday 30 January

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Wednesday.

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