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Cape Otway Forecast

Tonight 21°C
Tomorrow 29°C
sunny

Now

28.1°C falling
Updated at 21:00 EDT

South West for Thursday Very hot and sunny. Winds N 20 to 30 km/h tending NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Friday Very hot and sunny with northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h ahead of a cooler south to southwesterly change moving along the coast during the morning and extending inland during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 43.

Currently at Cape Otway

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.1°C falling
Dew Point 3.0°C rising
Feels Like 26.8°C
Relative Humidity 20%
Wind icon
NNW 16km/h rising
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1010.4hPa steady
Fire Danger 23.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:21 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:52 EDT

Nearby Now

Aireys Inlet 28.5°C
Mt Gellibrand 30.4°C
Sheoaks 31.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

SEVERE

Next 12 hours in Aireys Inlet

48-hour forecast

12am

Clear
25°C

3am

Clear
22°C

6am

Clear
20°C

9am

Clear
31°C

South West Weather Warnings

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Vic - Thu 15:31 EDT
Fire Weather Warning for the Mallee, Wimmera, North Central, South West and Central

National Forecast

Cape Otway 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jan 18
Fri
Jan 19
Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24

Sunny

Sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 38°C 29°C 21°C 23°C 21°C 20°C 22°C
Minimum 17°C 21°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 14°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 5% 20% 60% 50% 10% 20% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 14
km/h
8
km/h
15
km/h
15
km/h
19
km/h
18
km/h
13
km/h
12
km/h
19
km/h
21
km/h
15
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 14km/h
NNE
W 8km/h
W
WNW 15km/h
WNW
SSW 15km/h
SSW
S 19km/h
S
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 13km/h
SE
SSE 12km/h
SSE
SW 19km/h
SW
SW 21km/h
SW
SSW 15km/h
SSW
SSW 15km/h
SSW
S 11km/h
S
S 14km/h
S
Relative Humidity 47% 38% 50% 66% 76% 69% 90% 82% 81% 71% 75% 69% 72% 69%
Dew Point 17°C 20°C 15°C 19°C 13°C 15°C 18°C 20°C 14°C 16°C 12°C 14°C 12°C 15°C

Cape Otway Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:51 EDT
sunrise
06:22 EDT
sunset
20:51 EDT
last light
21:22 EDT
moon
set
Fri 22:08 EDT
rise
Sat 09:02 EDT
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Cape Otway Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jan 18
16°C 37°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jan 17
15°C 28°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
11.4°C 21°C 0.2mm
Mon
Jan 15
14.9°C 18.8°C 0.6mm
Sun
Jan 14
11.5°C 17.8°C 23.6mm

Cape Otway Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
44.2mm
9.8 Day(s)
Total For 2018
51.4mm
6 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
14.8mm
5 Day(s)
Wettest Day
26.2mm
Jan 13
Lowest Temperature
11.0°C
Jan 13
Highest Temperature
41.0°C
Jan 6

Cape Otway Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.0°C
13th
Lowest On Record
3.3°C
18th 1867
Average This Month
14.2°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
13.3°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
41.0°C
6th
Highest On Record
43.3°C
24th 1982
Average This Month
23.9°C
+2.6°C
Long-term Average
21.3°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
26.2mm
13th
Total This Month
51.4mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
44.2mm
9.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
133.1mm
1946
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1878
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