West and South Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Wednesday 20 October 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system in the southern Tasman Sea will move slowly away to the east tonight and tomorrow, bringing a warmer airmass over the State. A slow-moving trough of low pressure moving through the Bight will reach western Victoria late on Thursday as a weakening cold front slides away to the south. A cold front will approach Victoria on Friday, before slowly cross the State behind the trough on Friday and Saturday, with a new high pressure system to follow.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.

Thursday 21 October

Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the early morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Strzelecki Ranges. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 24.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:30am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Latrobe Valley 11 23
Partly cloudy. Sale 10 23

Friday 22 October

Partly cloudy. The chance of fog in the east in the early morning. Slight (30%) chance of showers increasing to a very high (90%) chance in the west and a high (70%) chance elsewhere during the afternoon and evening. Showers tending to rain at times late evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

Saturday 23 October

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Showers tending to rain at times during the morning. Snow falling above 1500 metres late. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

Sunday 24 October

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 1400 metres, lowering to 1200 metres late. Winds west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.

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

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