|Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South West District Forecast
Issued at 5:40 am EST on Saturday 29 August 2015
for the period until midnight EST Tuesday 1 September 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 low pressure complex is situated over the Tasman Sea, while a large high
pressure system is located to the southwest of Tasmania and extends a ridge
towards Adelaide. During Saturday a cold front will move across southern
Victoria with an associated low pressure centre deepening just east of Bass
Strait in the evening. The low pressure complex will persist over the Tasman
Sea through till Tuesday, while the high will cross well south of Tasmania with
the ridge extending over western Victoria later Sunday and central Victoria on
Monday. The ridge will weaken on Tuesday as a new low pressure system develops
Forecast for the rest of Saturday 29 August
Cloudy. Areas of frost in the north early this morning. Medium (60%) chance of
showers near the Otways, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds south to
southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum
temperatures around 11.
Colac A few showers. Max 11
Hamilton Cloudy. Max 11
Warrnambool Shower or two. Max 12
UV Alert from 11:00 am to 2:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Forecast for Sunday 30 August
Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Light
south to southeasterly winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6
with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.
Colac Possible shower. Min 5 Max 12
Hamilton Possible shower. Min 4 Max 12
Warrnambool Possible shower. Min 7 Max 13
Forecast for Monday 31 August
Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the north. Light winds. Overnight
temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching
Colac Partly cloudy. Min 3 Max 13
Hamilton Partly cloudy. Min 2 Max 14
Warrnambool Becoming cloudy. Min 4 Max 14
Forecast for Tuesday 1 September
Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, extending from the west during the day.
Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling
to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.
Colac Late shower or two. Min 4 Max 14
Hamilton Shower or two. Min 6 Max 15
Warrnambool Shower or two. Min 7 Max 15
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Saturday.
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