West and South Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Monday 16 September 2019.

Weather Situation

A cold front over far eastern Victoria will contract eastwards early today leaving a colder southwest to southerly airflow in its wake. A high pressure system will approach southwest Victoria tonight then move across Bass Strait on Tuesday, reaching the Tasman Sea on Wednesday. Northerly winds will strengthen during Thursday as the next cold front and associated trough approaches western Victoria.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers about the ranges, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 800 metres later today. Possible small hail in the west late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h tending southwesterly in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 13.

Sun protection 10:00am to 2:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two clearing. Latrobe Valley 13
Shower or two clearing. Sale 14

Tuesday 17 September

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the west. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 14.

Wednesday 18 September

Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the southeast. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.

Thursday 19 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 24.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Monday.

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