West and South Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Monday 15 July 2024.

Weather Situation

A low about eastern Bass Strait will to move northeastwards and weaken into Tuesday. A series of troughs will extend from the low complex over the southern parts of the State before the next ridge builds over the north of the State from Wednesday. A cold front then develops in the west late in the week.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Cloudy. Very high chance of rain. Snow falling above 1100 metres. Damaging winds possible near southwest facing coasts and around Mount Baw Baw. Heavy falls possible in the west. Blizzard conditions over Mount Baw Baw this afternoon and evening. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h.

Tuesday 16 July

Cloudy. Very high chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1400 metres. Heavy falls possible about the northeastern ranges. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h before dawn then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Latrobe Valley 5 13
Rain. Sale 7 14

Wednesday 17 July

Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1200 metres. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

Thursday 18 July

Cloudy. High chance of showers in the west, medium chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

Friday 19 July

Cloudy. Patches of morning frost about the ranges. High chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 1300 metres. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.

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

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