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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

South West District Forecast
Issued at 5:40 am EDT on Tuesday 21 October 2014
for the period until midnight EDT Friday 24 October 2014.

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 high pressure system centred just east of Tasmania will move over the Tasman
Sea today. A low pressure trough will reach western Victoria during Wednesday
afternoon before moving eastwards and weakening. A new high pressure system
will build to the south of Tasmania on Thursday before merging with the Tasman
Sea high on Friday. Another low pressure trough will approach western Victoria
from the west on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday 21 October
Mostly sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h
in the morning. Afternoon coastal seabreezes 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum
temperatures 24 to 29.

Colac Sunny. Max 25
Hamilton Partly cloudy. Max 28
Warrnambool Mostly sunny. Max 24

Fire Danger:

UV Alert from 9:50 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

Forecast for Wednesday 22 October
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds north to northeasterly 15
to 25 km/h increasing to 30 km/h before shifting southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in
the late morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between
14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

Colac Afternoon cool change. Min 15 Max 28
Hamilton Afternoon cool change. Min 17 Max 27
Warrnambool Afternoon cool change. Min 17 Max 24

Forecast for Thursday 23 October
Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds south to
southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during
the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime
temperatures reaching between 18 and 24.

Colac Possible shower. Min 12 Max 20
Hamilton Possible early shower. Min 10 Max 21
Warrnambool Possible morning shower. Min 11 Max 17

Forecast for Friday 24 October
Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. Light winds. Overnight
temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 22
to 27.

Colac Possible late shower. Min 11 Max 22
Hamilton Possible late shower. Min 8 Max 26
Warrnambool Possible shower. Min 10 Max 21

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Tuesday.

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

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