|Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South West District Forecast
Issued at 5:40 am EDT on Monday 26 January 2015
for the period until midnight EDT Thursday 29 January 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.
A high pressure system will develop over Bight waters during Monday and is
expected to strengthen and move east to southeast to lie south of Tasmania
during Tuesday and the remainder of the week. A low pressure trough to the east
of Victoria will deepen significantly during Wednesday night and a low pressure
system is expected to form over the Tasman Sea on Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday 26 January
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the Otways, slight (20%)
chance elsewhere. Winds southwest to southerly 15 to 30 km/h tending
southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures
between 19 and 22.
Colac Possible shower. Max 20
Hamilton Partly cloudy. Max 21
Warrnambool Partly cloudy. Max 18
UV Alert from 9:40 am to 5:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]
Forecast for Tuesday 27 January
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds south to southeasterly 20
to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight
temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the
Colac Partly cloudy. Min 10 Max 20
Hamilton Partly cloudy. Min 7 Max 22
Warrnambool Possible shower. Min 11 Max 19
Forecast for Wednesday 28 January
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30
km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime
temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Colac Possible shower. Min 12 Max 22
Hamilton Partly cloudy. Min 10 Max 25
Warrnambool Possible early shower. Min 13 Max 21
Forecast for Thursday 29 January
Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the Otways, dry elsewhere.
Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to
between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.
Colac Possible shower. Min 13 Max 23
Hamilton Mostly sunny. Min 11 Max 27
Warrnambool Mostly sunny. Min 13 Max 22
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Monday.
* Calls to 1300 numbers cost around 27.5c incl. GST, higher from mobiles or
Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2011, Bureau of Meteorology (ABN 92 637 533
532). Users of these web pages are deemed to have read and accepted the
conditions described in the Copyright, Disclaimer, and Privacy statements