West and South Gippsland District Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Sunday 20 January 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of the Bight extends a ridge across southern Victoria to the Tasman Sea. A new high pressure system will form over the Tasman Sea early next week as the high to the west slowly weakens. Meanwhile a trough of low pressure over inland Australia will extend southwards to northern Victoria. Another high pressure system over the Southern Ocean will pass to the south of Tasmania Wednesday night.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy morning then a sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 30.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:10am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Latrobe Valley 31
Mostly sunny. Sale 29

Monday 21 January

Patchy fog in the early morning. Mostly sunny day. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending east to southeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 32.

Tuesday 22 January

Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges in the afternoon. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.

Wednesday 23 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the ranges, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Sunday.

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