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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

South West District Forecast
Issued at 5:40 am EDT on Sunday 26 October 2014
for the period until midnight EDT Wednesday 29 October 2014.

Warning Information
Details of warnings are available on the Bureau's website, by
telephone 1300-659-217* or through some TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation
A high pressure system to the southeast of Tasmania will drift eastwards today.
A cold front approaching from the west will reach western Victoria tonight and
will cross the remainder of the State Monday morning. Another cold front will
move through Bass Strait on Tuesday as a high pressure system crosses waters
south of the Bight. The high will weaken as it move across Victoria on

Forecast for the rest of Sunday 26 October
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm
during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly
15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to
high 20s.

Colac Possible shower. Max 25
Hamilton Possible shower. Max 26
Warrnambool Shower or two. Max 23

Fire Danger:

UV Alert from 9:50 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

Forecast for Monday 27 October
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the southeast, medium (40%)
chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges in the early
morning. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning westerly 25 to 40
km/h before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime
temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.

Colac Shower or two. Becoming windy. Min 11 Max 17
Hamilton Shower or two. Min 9 Max 17
Warrnambool Shower or two. Windy. Min 11 Max 15

Forecast for Tuesday 28 October
Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, with gusty winds in the south. Winds
west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending west to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h
during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime
temperatures reaching around 17.

Colac Shower or two. Min 9 Max 16
Hamilton Shower or two. Min 8 Max 17
Warrnambool Shower or two. Windy. Min 10 Max 16

Forecast for Wednesday 29 October
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of showers about the coast. Winds west to
southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight
temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching
between 19 and 22.

Colac Partly cloudy. Min 7 Max 20
Hamilton Partly cloudy. Min 6 Max 21
Warrnambool Partly cloudy. Min 9 Max 19

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Sunday.

* Calls to 1300 numbers cost around 27.5c incl. GST, higher from mobiles or
public phones.

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