West and South Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 12 August 2020.

Weather Situation

An unstable northwesterly airstream will persist across Victoria until the end of the week. A low pressure system will move slowly east across waters south of the Bight, before weakening on Friday as an upper level trough crosses the State. Another low will develop off the south coast of NSW on Saturday as a large high pressure system moves over South Australia. The low is expected to remain slow moving during Sunday as a weak high pressure ridge extends over western Victoria.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower about the ranges. Light winds.

Thursday 13 August

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. High (80%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 19.

Sun protection 11:40am to 1:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Morning fog. Showers. Latrobe Valley 6 18
Morning fog. Shower or two. Sale 5 19

Friday 14 August

Cloudy. Patchy morning fog. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.

Saturday 15 August

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1500 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

Sunday 16 August

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1400 metres. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

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

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