West and South Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:22 pm EST on Wednesday 23 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front approaching southwest Victoria will cross the State Thursday morning and early afternoon, affecting mainly southern Victoria. A high pressure system will rapidly follow - crossing the State Thursday night and reaching the Tasman Sea on Friday. Another cold front will cross the State on Saturday, then the next high pressure system will pass just to the south of Victoria late Sunday, reaching the Tasman Sea on Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the east later tonight. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Thursday 24 April

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers during the morning. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h turning west to southwesterly in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 17.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 10:30 am to 1:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Morning shower or two. Latrobe Valley 9 17
Early fog. Sale 9 17

Friday 25 April

Patchy fog and frost early in the morning. Sunny day. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

Saturday 26 April

Cloudy. Isolated showers. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h shifting west to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

Sunday 27 April

Partly cloudy. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeasterly during the morning then becoming easterly and light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

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

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