South West Weather
South West Forecast
Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south later tonight. Possible hail in the south later tonight. Winds W 20 to 25 km/h turning NW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers near the Otways, high (70%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 900 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h tending S/SW 30 to 45 km/h early in the morning.
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h turning W 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the morning. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
South West Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||11||16||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 17||80||NW 19||75|
||7||16||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 14||89||NW 21||66|
||5||12||60%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 10||89||NNW 12||74|
||6||16||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 14||88||NW 19||69|
||6||17||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 9||92||NW 15||67|
||9||16||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 12||85||NW 18||71|
||8||19||30%||< 1mm||Nil||N 15||91||NW 20||71|
Night-time temperatures will drop well below average in the Capital from Wednesday.
Warmer-than-normal oceans have contributed to a late end to a big wet season across the southern hemisphere.
Marine scientists have upped the ante in their fight to save the Great Barrier Reef from the devastating effects of coral bleaching.