West and South Gippsland District Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:23 pm EST on Thursday 24 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system near Adelaide will move slowly southeastwards to lie near the the southwest Victorian coast tonight. The low will weaken as it gradually moves across Bass Strait and northern Tasmania on Friday then away to the east of Tasmania during Saturday. A high pressure system over southern New South Wales will extend a ridge over northern Victoria during the weekend. On Monday the high will drift further northwards and a cold front will approach Tasmania later in the day.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Cloudy. Patchy rain. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Friday 25 July

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers, falling as snow above 1500 metres. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.

No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Latrobe Valley 5 16
Mostly dry. Sale 4 17

Saturday 26 July

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers, falling as snow above 1500 metres. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 16.

Sunday 27 July

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the east. The chance of showers about the ranges in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

Monday 28 July

Mostly sunny. The chance of snow showers about the ranges above 1500 metres in the morning. The chance of showers in the south until evening. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.

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

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