Wimmera District Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Tuesday 7 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system drifting south of the Bight is extending a ridge towards Victoria. The high will continue to move slowly eastwards, crossing Bass Strait on Thursday, before reaching the Tasman Sea by Friday morning. Meanwhile an upper level disturbance will linger near northern Victoria during Wednesday and Thursday. A cold front will approach from the west during Friday, reaching western Victoria later in the day before sweeping through the remainder of southern Victoria during Saturday morning. The next high pressure system will be located just to the west of Adelaide by Saturday night.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Cloudy. Light winds.

Wednesday 8 April

Partly cloudy. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h turning southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 20.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 10:00am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Horsham 6 21

Thursday 9 April

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Friday 10 April

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the ranges, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Saturday 11 April

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h turning south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.

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

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