|Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South West District Forecast
Issued at 5:47 am EST on Sunday 19 May 2013
for the period until midnight EST Wednesday 22 May 2013.
Warning Summary at issue time
Details of warnings are available on the Bureau's website www.bom.gov.au, by
telephone 1300-659-217* or through some TV and radio broadcasts.
A complex low pressure system will persist over the Tasman Sea for the
remainder of the weekend. A narrow ridge of high pressure over western Victoria
will contract to eastern Victoria on Sunday. A trough of low pressure south of
the Bight will approach southwest Victoria Sunday night then will move
eastwards across the State on Monday. Another low pressure system is expected
to cross the Bight on Tuesday moving eastwards to NSW on Wednesday.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday 19 May
Cloud increasing. Areas of frost and patchy fog this morning. Isolated showers
from the late morning. Winds north to northwesterly and light tending west to
northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending north to
northwesterly in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 16.
Warrnambool Shower or two developing. Max 17
Colac Late shower or two. Max 16
Hamilton Shower or two developing. Max 16
No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]
Forecast for Monday 20 May
Cloudy. Scattered showers and the chance of thunderstorms . Winds northwesterly
15 to 25 km/h turning westerly 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight
temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching
Warrnambool A few showers. Min 9 Max 16
Colac Shower or two. Min 8 Max 15
Hamilton A few showers clearing. Min 7 Max 16
Forecast for Tuesday 21 May
Cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with
daytime temperatures reaching around 15.
Warrnambool Cloudy. Min 7 Max 16
Colac Cloudy. Min 7 Max 15
Hamilton Cloudy. Min 4 Max 15
Forecast for Wednesday 22 May
Cloudy. Isolated showers. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending
east to southeasterly and becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures
falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 16.
Warrnambool Shower or two. Min 7 Max 16
Colac Shower or two. Min 7 Max 14
Hamilton Shower or two. Min 5 Max 15
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Sunday.
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