South West Weather
South West Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the Otways, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 12.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h turning N early in the morning.
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 35 km/h during the day then tending N/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.
South West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||3||9||50%||< 1mm||Moderate||WSW 19||96||WSW 22||79|
||9||13||90%||5-10mm||Nil||SSW 37||89||SSW 39||73|
||8||10||80%||1-5mm||Nil||W 30||86||E 30||85|
||5||11||80%||< 1mm||Slight||SW 17||95||SSW 19||73|
||5||9||80%||1-5mm||Slight||NW 26||100||NNW 29||88|
||4||6||70%||1-5mm||Slight||WSW 25||98||WSW 22||93|
||5||9||80%||5-10mm||Slight||WSW 21||100||SW 26||84|
||3||10||50%||< 1mm||Moderate||WSW 18||92||WSW 21||75|
||5||9||90%||5-10mm||Slight||W 19||100||SW 24||100|
||7||11||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SW 29||91||SSW 34||79|
|Windy with showers
||7||10||90%||5-10mm||Nil||SSW 28||99||SSW 32||86|
|Windy with showers
||7||10||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 27||100||SSW 34||90|
||4||6||80%||-||Slight||WNW 21||100||E 21||100|
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