|Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South West District Forecast
Issued at 5:40 am EST on Saturday 18 April 2015
for the period until midnight EST Tuesday 21 April 2015.
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.
An upper level trough over northern Victoria will weaken during the day. A cold
front will reach southwest Victoria this afternoon and then sweep eastwards
across the State, reaching central areas this evening and eastern areas early
Sunday morning. A high pressure system will then remain over the Bight with a
ridge extending towards Tasmania through until Tuesday, while a low pressure
system is likely to develop off the central NSW coast by Tuesday morning.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday 18 April
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely during this
afternoon and evening. Local hail in the southwest later tonight. Winds west to
northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning
then turning west to southwesterly in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum
temperatures around 19.
Colac Few showers developing. Max 19
Hamilton Few showers developing. Max 18
Warrnambool Few showers developing. Max 19
UV Alert from 10:20 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]
Forecast for Sunday 19 April
Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers near the Otways, medium (60%)
chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 900 metres. Local hail and thunder. Winds
southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning southerly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures
reaching around 14.
Colac Shower or two. Min 6 Max 14
Hamilton Morning shower or two. Min 5 Max 14
Warrnambool Shower or two. Min 8 Max 15
Forecast for Monday 20 April
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of morning showers near the coast, near zero
chance otherwise. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the
evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime
temperatures reaching around 16.
Colac Cloudy. Min 4 Max 15
Hamilton Cloudy. Min 4 Max 15
Warrnambool Possible morning shower. Min 8 Max 16
Forecast for Tuesday 21 April
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of morning showers near the coast, near zero
chance otherwise. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h
during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight
temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching
Colac Cloudy. Min 7 Max 17
Hamilton Partly cloudy. Min 4 Max 16
Warrnambool Partly cloudy. Min 9 Max 17
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Saturday.
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