|Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South West District Forecast
Issued at 5:40 am EDT on Friday 9 October 2015
for the period until midnight EDT Monday 12 October 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 high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will move gradually east to
northeast on Friday and Saturday. A broad low pressure trough will develop over
western Victoria on Friday and remain slow moving until a weak cold front
approaches the State on Saturday night. The trough will move eastwards across
the remainder of the State on Sunday, closely followed by the weak front.
Forecast for the rest of Friday 9 October
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly over
inland areas during the afternoon. Winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to
20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending northeast to southeasterly in the
evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 29.
Colac Partly cloudy. Max 25
Hamilton Partly cloudy. Max 27
Warrnambool Partly cloudy. Max 22
UV Alert from 10:10 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]
Forecast for Saturday 10 October
Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the southwest in the early morning. Slight (30%)
chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. The chance
of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds northwest to
northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h and weak afternoon seabreezes. Overnight
temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching
the mid to high 20s.
Colac Possible shower. Min 11 Max 25
Hamilton Partly cloudy. Min 13 Max 26
Warrnambool Partly cloudy. Min 12 Max 23
Forecast for Sunday 11 October
Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the west. Slight (20%) chance of a shower
in the evening. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting west to
southwesterly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11
with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Colac Possible shower. Min 12 Max 21
Hamilton Possible late shower. Min 10 Max 22
Warrnambool Possible late shower. Min 11 Max 19
Forecast for Monday 12 October
Cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds
southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning southerly during the day. Overnight
temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.
Colac Possible shower. Min 8 Max 15
Hamilton Possible morning shower. Min 7 Max 15
Warrnambool Possible shower. Min 8 Max 14
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Friday.
* Calls to 1300 numbers cost around 27.5c incl. GST, higher from mobiles or
Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2011, Bureau of Meteorology (ABN 92 637 533
532). Users of these web pages are deemed to have read and accepted the
conditions described in the Copyright, Disclaimer, and Privacy statements