|Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South West District Forecast
Issued at 5:42 am EDT on Sunday 9 March 2014
for the period until midnight EDT Wednesday 12 March 2014.
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 high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will move slowly eastwards over the
next few days. A low pressure trough will form over the Bight today and will
enter western Victoria on Monday afternoon before weakening overnight. A cold
front will enter western Victoria on Tuesday afternoon and is expected to reach
central Victoria at night then will cross the east of the State Wednesday
Forecast for the rest of Sunday 9 March
Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the south this morning. Winds northeasterly 15 to
20 km/h turning northerly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Local afternoon coastal
seabreezes to 15 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Colac Morning fog then mostly sunny. Max 33
Hamilton Sunny. Max 34
Warrnambool Sunny. Max 33
UV Alert from 10:20 am to 5:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]
Forecast for Monday 10 March
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers in the southwest from the late morning,
extending throughout from the early afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 15
to 25 km/h shifting south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early
afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 18 with daytime
temperatures reaching 28 to 33.
Colac Shower or two developing. Min 20 Max 32
Hamilton Shower or two developing. Min 18 Max 31
Warrnambool Shower or two developing. Min 18 Max 26
Forecast for Tuesday 11 March
Becoming cloudy. Scattered showers and the chance of thunderstorms in the
southwest, extending throughout. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h
turning west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight
temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching
the low to mid 30s.
Colac A few showers. Min 17 Max 33
Hamilton A few showers. Min 16 Max 33
Warrnambool A few showers. Min 15 Max 30
Forecast for Wednesday 12 March
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers contacting to the east during the morning.
Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending southwesterly during the
morning then tending southerly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight
temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching
Colac Shower or two clearing. Min 12 Max 19
Hamilton Early shower or two. Min 9 Max 20
Warrnambool Early shower or two. Min 11 Max 19
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Sunday.
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