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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

South West District Forecast
Issued at 5:40 am EDT on Thursday 5 March 2015
for the period until midnight EDT Sunday 8 March 2015.

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 strong cold front over far eastern Victoria will rapidly clear away to the
east this morning as an associated deep low pressure system passes well south
of Tasmania. The next high pressure system will remain well to the west of
Victoria for the time being, as further cold fronts will cross Tasmania late
Thursday and during Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday 5 March
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower, mainly near the coast. Winds
southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 21.

Colac Partly cloudy. Max 18
Hamilton Mostly sunny. Max 20
Warrnambool Windy. Becoming cloudy. Max 18

Fire Danger:

UV Alert from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Forecast for Friday 6 March
Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near the coast, slight (30%) chance
elsewhere. Winds west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures
falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and

Colac Shower or two. Min 12 Max 19
Hamilton Cloudy. Min 10 Max 21
Warrnambool Shower or two. Wind easing. Min 13 Max 18

Forecast for Saturday 7 March
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds west to northwesterly 25
to 35 km/h tending west to southwesterly during the day then becoming light
during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with
daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Colac Partly cloudy. Min 11 Max 21
Hamilton Possible shower. Min 10 Max 22
Warrnambool Possible shower. Windy. Min 13 Max 20

Forecast for Sunday 8 March
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the southwest, slight (20%)
chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming westerly 20 to 30 km/h during the day
then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to
between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Colac Possible shower. Min 12 Max 25
Hamilton Possible shower. Min 11 Max 25
Warrnambool Shower or two. Min 14 Max 22

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

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

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