West and South Gippsland District Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:20 pm EDT on Sunday 1 February 2015.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system is located in the south Tasman Sea and will move south of New Zealand on Monday. A strong high pressure system is located south of the Bight and will be slow moving until the middle of the week. A cold front will move across Tasmania on Tuesday, reinforcing the southerly airflow across Bass Strait. The high will move across Tasmania late on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges early this evening. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Monday 2 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly early in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 5:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two clearing. Latrobe Valley 12 24
Shower or two. Sale 13 24

Tuesday 3 February

Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

Wednesday 4 February

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting east to southeasterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.

Thursday 5 February

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

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

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