West and South Gippsland District Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 4 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over inland South Australia will move eastward tonight and Thursday as a cold front moves into the Bight. The cold front will weaken as it approaches Victoria, skirting the south of the state on Friday. A low pressure system will move into the Bight on Saturday and will be positioned just to the southwest of Victoria on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Clear. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Thursday 5 May

Mostly sunny. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 22.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 11:00 am to 1:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Latrobe Valley 7 21
Mostly sunny. Sale 6 22

Friday 6 May

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near Wilsons Promontory. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 23.

Saturday 7 May

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to northeasterly during the day then tending north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Sunday 8 May

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain, heavy at times about the ranges. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending east to northeasterly during the morning then tending north to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

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

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