West and South Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 31 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough over eastern Victoria will move away to the southeast tonight. On Thursday a weak high pressure ridge is expected to extend over Victoria as a low pressure system develops near Central Australia. This low is expected to intensify as it drifts southeastwards across New South Wales on Friday and east of Tasmania on Saturday. On Sunday a large high pressure system will develop over South Australia.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h.

Thursday 1 September

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.

Sun protection 10:20am to 2:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Latrobe Valley 8 17
Shower or two. Sale 7 18

Friday 2 September

Cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

Saturday 3 September

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 30 km/h before turning westerly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

Sunday 4 September

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1500 metres. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

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

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