West and South Gippsland District Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Tuesday 19 February 2019.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends across the Bight and Victoria, directing a southwesterly air flow over the State. A cold front approaching from the southwest is forecast to cross Bass Strait during Wednesday. During Thursday a high pressure system will move from waters south of the Bight to be centred just southwest of Victoria, then drift slowly southwards on Friday, passing south of Tasmania over the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower near Wilsons Promontory, near zero chance elsewhere. Areas of smoke haze about the ranges. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Wednesday 20 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of light showers near Wilsons Promontory, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 26.

Fire Danger - High

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Latrobe Valley 9 24
Partly cloudy. Sale 10 26

Thursday 21 February

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a light shower in the southwest in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Friday 22 February

Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

Saturday 23 February

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

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

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