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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

South West District Forecast
Issued at 5:40 am EDT on Monday 30 November 2015
for the period until midnight EDT Thursday 3 December 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 low pressure trough approaching from the west will reach western Victoria
this afternoon and extend to central areas at night, crossing the remainder of
the State during Tuesday. A cold front will follow, crossing the State Tuesday
afternoon and evening. During Wednesday a new ridge of high pressure in the
Bight will extend over Victoria as the front moves into the Tasman Sea. The
ridge will become slow moving, with a high forming off the NSW south coast by
Thursday night.

Forecast for the rest of Monday 30 November
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm
during this afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to
35 km/h before shifting cooler west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the
afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Colac Shower or two developing. Max 27
Hamilton Shower or two developing. Max 29
Warrnambool Shower or two. Max 28

Fire Danger:
Very High

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

Forecast for Tuesday 1 December
Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and early
evening. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to
between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

Colac Shower or two. Min 11 Max 19
Hamilton Shower or two. Min 9 Max 18
Warrnambool Showers. Min 11 Max 19

Forecast for Wednesday 2 December
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south until late
afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds west to southwesterly 15
to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime
temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.

Colac Possible shower. Min 8 Max 18
Hamilton Partly cloudy. Min 5 Max 18
Warrnambool Possible shower. Min 9 Max 17

Forecast for Thursday 3 December
Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon
then tending southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling
to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Colac Partly cloudy. Min 8 Max 22
Hamilton Mostly sunny. Min 5 Max 23
Warrnambool Partly cloudy. Min 9 Max 20

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
public phones.

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