West and South Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Monday 16 May 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight extends a ridge over New South Wales, maintaining more stable conditions over northern Victoria for the next few days. A cool, fresh and gusty westerly flow will persist across southern Victoria ahead of a pair of cold fronts brushing southern districts on Wednesday. The strengthening high and associated ridge will move slowly eastwards across Tasmania and Victoria from late Wednesday, bringing settled conditions for the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers near Wilsons Promontory, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1500 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h.

Tuesday 17 May

Partly cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers near Wilsons Promontory, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1400 metres. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 16.

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Latrobe Valley 7 15
Partly cloudy. Sale 7 16

Wednesday 18 May

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers in the west, high (70%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1100 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south, possibly severe. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning westerly 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 15.

Thursday 19 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1400 metres. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h tending southwesterly during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 16.

Friday 20 May

Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

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

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