West and South Gippsland District Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:17 pm EDT on Friday 28 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system west of Tasmania extends a ridge through Bass Strait to another high pressure centre off the NSW coast. The high will gradually move to the south of Tasmania during the weekend, while a low pressure trough will develop over South Australia on Saturday and move into western Victoria later Sunday. The trough will pushing eastwards across central and eastern Victoria during Monday with the next high pressure system developing south of the Bight on Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Clear. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Saturday 29 November

Partly cloudy. Fog in the early morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 8:50 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Early fog then mostly sunny. Latrobe Valley 8 26
Early fog then mostly sunny. Sale 8 24

Sunday 30 November

Humid. Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending northwest to northeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Monday 1 December

A humid and cloudy day. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. Heavy falls exceeding 70 mm possible. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h tending easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 28.

Tuesday 2 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.

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

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