|Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South West District Forecast
Issued at 5:42 am EST on Thursday 21 August 2014
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 24 August 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 high pressure system near centred near Tasmania today will drift slowly
eastwards over the southern Tasman Sea on Friday. A cold front will move across
the Bight on Friday and weaken to a trough as it moves over western Victoria
late on Saturday. The weak trough will be slow moving on Sunday as the next
high pressure system moves from the Bight towards western Victoria by late in
Forecast for the rest of Thursday 21 August
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog and frost early this morning. Light winds. Daytime
maximum temperatures around 15.
Colac Partly cloudy. Max 14
Hamilton Mostly sunny. Max 14
Warrnambool Partly cloudy. Max 15
UV Alert from 11:50 am to 1:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]
Forecast for Friday 22 August
Mostly sunny. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight
temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching
Colac Mostly sunny. Min 5 Max 17
Hamilton Mostly sunny. Min 4 Max 17
Warrnambool Mostly sunny. Min 6 Max 17
Forecast for Saturday 23 August
Cloudy. High chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to
northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8
with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.
Colac Possible late shower. Min 7 Max 17
Hamilton Showers developing. Min 6 Max 17
Warrnambool Late shower or two. Min 9 Max 18
Forecast for Sunday 24 August
Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds
northerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight
temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.
Colac Showers. Min 8 Max 16
Hamilton Showers. Min 7 Max 15
Warrnambool Showers. Min 9 Max 16
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Thursday.
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