South West Weather
South West Forecast
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday Cloudy. Patchy fog near the Grampians in the early morning. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Medium (60%) chance of showers from the late morning. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds W/NW and light increasing to 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then becoming W 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 900 metres. Possible hail in the southeast in the late morning and afternoon. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h turning SW in the late morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds.
South West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||10||80%||1-5mm||Slight||SW 17||94||SW 20||65|
||7||10||70%||1-5mm||Nil||W 31||82||SW 30||69|
|Windy with showers
||8||12||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 36||75||WSW 36||66|
||6||12||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 17||85||SW 19||63|
||6||10||80%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 28||82||WSW 34||64|
||2||4||90%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 23||100||SW 19||86|
||5||10||80%||1-5mm||Slight||SW 19||95||SW 26||69|
||4||9||80%||1-5mm||Slight||SW 18||95||SW 20||69|
||5||11||80%||1-5mm||Slight||SW 16||100||WSW 23||74|
||7||12||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 31||84||SW 31||63|
||7||12||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 24||80||SW 27||64|
||7||12||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 25||84||SW 30||65|
||4||7||80%||-||Slight||SW 24||96||WSW 25||80|
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