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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

South West District Forecast
Issued at 5:40 am EST on Thursday 2 July 2015
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 5 July 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 cold front crossing the State will clear far eastern Victoria this morning.
south of the Bight will reach southwestern Victoria later this evening and then
move rapidly cross the State overnight, clearing the far northeast Thursday
morning. A high pressure system over South Australia will follow the front,
moving slowly eastwards across northern Victoria on Friday and over the
weekend, to reach the Tasman Sea on Monday. Meanwhile, a cold front will cross
Tasmania on Saturday just clipping the Victorian coast, then a stronger front
will enter the State from the south on Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday 2 July
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near the Otways, slight (30%)
chance elsewhere. The chance of hail and thunder near the Otways this morning.
Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late
afternoon then becoming west to southwesterly and light in the evening. Daytime
maximum temperatures around 11.

Colac Morning shower or two. Max 11
Hamilton Possible morning shower. Max 11
Warrnambool Possible morning shower. Max 12

No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

Forecast for Friday 3 July
Partly cloudy. Areas of fog and severe frost in the north in the morning. Light
winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight
temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 5 above zero with daytime
temperatures reaching between 9 and 12.

Colac Partly cloudy. Min 4 Max 11
Hamilton Partly cloudy. Min 1 Max 10
Warrnambool Cloudy. Min 6 Max 12

Forecast for Saturday 4 July
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the Otways, slight (30%) chance
elsewhere. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the
afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime
temperatures reaching between 11 and 14.

Colac Possible shower. Min 5 Max 12
Hamilton Possible shower. Min 4 Max 12
Warrnambool Possible shower. Min 7 Max 14

Forecast for Sunday 5 July
Patchy morning fog in the north. Mostly sunny day. Slight (20%) chance of a
shower in the evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to
25 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3
and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 14.

Colac Mostly sunny. Min 5 Max 12
Hamilton Possible late shower. Min 5 Max 13
Warrnambool Possible late shower. Min 7 Max 14

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

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

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