West and South Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Monday 22 December 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the central Tasman Sea will drift further eastwards on Monday. A low pressure trough over western Victoria will remain slow moving on Monday before moving slowly eastwards on Tuesday crossing central districts by the afternoon the stalling over the northeast Tuesday night. The low pressure trough will persist over eastern Victoria on Wednesday while a narrow high pressure ridge extends across Tasmania. The low pressure trough will deepen over eastern Victoria on Thursday as a cold front approaches from the west.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Tuesday 23 December

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before shifting west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 8:50 am to 5:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Latrobe Valley 19 30
Showers increasing. Sale 19 30

Wednesday 24 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting east to southeasterly in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

Thursday 25 December

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly during the afternoon then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

Friday 26 December

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the morning. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Tuesday.

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