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Cape Otway Forecast

This morning 12°C
Today 17°C
mostly_sunny

Now

12.6°C steady
Updated at 02:20 EDT

South West for Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Otways. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h turning S in the evening.
Sunday Patchy fog in the early morning. Mostly sunny day. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.

Currently at Cape Otway

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Temperature 12.6°C steady
Dew Point 9.2°C falling
Feels Like 11.3°C
Relative Humidity 80%
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SSW 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1023.2hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.4mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
05:54 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:45 EDT

Nearby Now

Aireys Inlet 11.7°C
Mt Gellibrand 9.7°C
Sheoaks 11.2°C

Next 12 hours in Colac

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
9°C

6am

Mostly clear
8°C

9am

Mostly clear
13°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
17°C

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National Forecast

Cape Otway 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14
Thu
Dec 15
Fri
Dec 16
Sat
Dec 17

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Windy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower
Maximum 17°C 23°C 27°C 17°C 17°C 19°C 21°C
Minimum 12°C 12°C 18°C 13°C 11°C 13°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 30% 20% 80% 50% 40% 50% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index 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 6
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
8
km/h
25
km/h
18
km/h
29
km/h
31
km/h
22
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 6km/h
SSW
SSE 12km/h
SSE
NE 14km/h
NE
E 8km/h
E
N 25km/h
N
WNW 18km/h
WNW
W 29km/h
W
WSW 31km/h
WSW
SSW 22km/h
SSW
SSW 21km/h
SSW
E 16km/h
E
SE 16km/h
SE
SW 11km/h
SW
SW 16km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 74% 68% 73% 59% 49% 61% 78% 66% 65% 62% 76% 73% 74% 71%
Dew Point 10°C 11°C 12°C 14°C 14°C 17°C 10°C 10°C 7°C 10°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 15°C

Cape Otway Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:22 EDT
sunrise
05:54 EDT
sunset
20:45 EDT
last light
21:17 EDT
moon
set
Sun 03:46 EDT
rise
Sun 17:21 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Cape Otway Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Dec 10
10.7°C 16°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 9
9.6°C 15.2°C 2.6mm
Thu
Dec 8
- 17.0°C -
Wed
Dec 7
9.7°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 6
8.0°C 17.0°C 0.0mm

Cape Otway Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
890.7mm
186.9 Day(s)
Total For 2016
956.0mm
201 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
627.2mm
176 Day(s)
Wettest Day
34.4mm
Sep 14
Lowest Temperature
3.9°C
Jul 13
Highest Temperature
36.0°C
Feb 23

Cape Otway Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.9°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
3.3°C
15th 1866
Average This Month
10.8°C
-1.2°C
Long-term Average
12.0°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.6°C
4th
Highest On Record
40.6°C
31st 1897
Average This Month
18.5°C
-1.3°C
Long-term Average
19.8°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
2.6mm
9th
Total This Month
5.4mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
53.3mm
12.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
153.7mm
1875
Driest On Record
2.6mm
1897
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