|Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South West District Forecast
Issued at 5:42 am EST on Friday 25 July 2014
for the period until midnight EST Monday 28 July 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 weakening low pressure system near Mount Gambier will move slowly
southeastwards across western and southern Bass Strait on Friday to lie near
northeastern Tasmania on Saturday morning then dissipate to a trough as it
moves further east. A high pressure system will cross South Australia on Friday
night then move over New South Wales during the weekend and will extend a weak
ridge southwards over Victoria On Saturday and Sunday morning. A weakening cold
front will cross the Bight to affect Tasmania on Sunday night and a
northwesterly airstream will strengthen over Victoria on Monday as another cold
front crosses Bight waters.
Forecast for the rest of Friday 25 July
Cloudy. Scattered showers. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 30 km/h tending
west to northwesterly in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening.
Daytime maximum temperatures around 13.
Colac Shower or two. Max 13
Hamilton A few showers. Max 13
Warrnambool A few showers. Max 14
No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]
Forecast for Saturday 26 July
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds westerly 15
to 20 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures
falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 15.
Colac Shower or two clearing. Min 8 Max 13
Hamilton Morning shower or two. Min 7 Max 13
Warrnambool Morning shower or two. Min 10 Max 15
Forecast for Sunday 27 July
Mostly sunny. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h turning northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h
during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime
temperatures reaching around 15.
Colac Mostly sunny. Min 6 Max 15
Hamilton Mostly sunny. Min 6 Max 15
Warrnambool Mostly sunny. Min 8 Max 16
Forecast for Monday 28 July
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers, mainly about the coast and adjacent inland.
Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5
and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.
Colac Possible shower. Min 8 Max 15
Hamilton Possible shower. Min 7 Max 14
Warrnambool A few showers. Min 10 Max 16
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Friday.
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