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Cape Otway Forecast

This morning 12°C
Today 18°C
possible_shower

Now

12.8°C falling
Updated at 02:40 EST

South West for Wednesday Cloudy. The chance of fog in the early morning. Medium chance of showers near the coast, slight chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching around 20.
Thursday Cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the southeast in the morning. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending S in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 19.

Currently at Cape Otway

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.8°C falling
Dew Point 11.5°C falling
Feels Like 11.4°C
Relative Humidity 92%
Wind icon
NNW 14km/h rising
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1016.4hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.4mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
07:02 EST
Sunset sunset
17:45 EST

Nearby Now

Mt Gellibrand 12.5°C
Aireys Inlet 12.8°C
Mortlake 6.2°C
Warrnambool Ap 12.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Colac

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly cloudy
11°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
13°C

12pm

Mostly clear
17°C

3pm

Mostly clear
19°C

South West Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cape Otway 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28
Sun
Apr 29
Mon
Apr 30
Tue
May 1

Possible shower

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 18°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 17°C 18°C 19°C
Minimum 12°C 12°C 12°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 60% 20% 10% 20% 20% 5% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 13
km/h
16
km/h
28
km/h
24
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
7
km/h
9
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
7
km/h
9
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 13km/h
NNW
W 16km/h
W
WSW 28km/h
WSW
WSW 24km/h
WSW
SW 12km/h
SW
SW 10km/h
SW
NNW 7km/h
NNW
WSW 9km/h
WSW
SSW 11km/h
SSW
SSW 12km/h
SSW
NNE 7km/h
NNE
SW 9km/h
SW
NNE 10km/h
NNE
E 10km/h
E
Relative Humidity 87% 77% 69% 64% 73% 69% 78% 70% 76% 70% 77% 71% 74% 67%
Dew Point 12°C 14°C 8°C 9°C 9°C 11°C 10°C 11°C 10°C 12°C 10°C 13°C 10°C 13°C

Cape Otway Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:35 EST
sunrise
07:02 EST
sunset
17:45 EST
last light
18:13 EST
moon
rise
Wed 15:22 EST
set
Thu 02:35 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Cape Otway Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 24
13.9°C 23°C 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 23
12.2°C 22.7°C 0.2mm
Sun
Apr 22
12.0°C 18.1°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 21
13.5°C 20.6°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 20
13.2°C 18.9°C 0.2mm

Cape Otway Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
212.5mm
46.6 Day(s)
Total For 2018
188.6mm
40 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
219.8mm
37 Day(s)
Wettest Day
27.6mm
Apr 15
Lowest Temperature
8.5°C
Mar 26
Highest Temperature
40.5°C
Jan 6

Cape Otway Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.1°C
7th
Lowest On Record
1.7°C
24th 1869
Average This Month
12.7°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
11.7°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.0°C
8th
Highest On Record
33.3°C
3rd 1886
Average This Month
19.6°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
17.9°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
27.6mm
15th
Total This Month
49.6mm
12 Day(s)
Long-term Average
71.3mm
15.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
189.7mm
1961
Driest On Record
0.6mm
1923
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