Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Severe Weather Warning
for DAMAGING WINDS
For people in East Gippsland, West and South Gippsland and parts of Central, South West, North Central and North East Forecast Districts.
Issued at 4:45 am Wednesday, 21 August 2019.
Strong and squally winds near the coast and across the southeast.
A cold front embedded in a southwesterly airflow will pass across southern Victoria at first this morning, with another stronger front to follow tonight.
DAMAGING WINDS, averaging 50 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of 90 to 100 km/h, are expected about exposed parts of the Gippsland coast, Strzelecki and Otway Ranges and also Alpine areas (above 1200m) today.
Tonight, the risk of damaging winds is expected to extend over the Mornington Peninsula, eastern parts of the Central district and the remainder of Gippsland - then persist during Thursday morning.
Locations which may be affected include Morwell, Traralgon, Sale, Moe, Bairnsdale and Orbost.
Strongest wind gusts since midday Tuesday:
Wilsons Promontory 130km/h 03:53pm Tuesday
Mt Gellibrand 93km/h 05:20pm Tuesday
Mt Hotham 93km/h 07:08pm Tuesday
Cape Otway 83km/h 03:28pm Tuesday
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Move vehicles under cover or away from trees;
* Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony;
* Keep clear of fallen power lines;
The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 11:00 am AEST Wednesday.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
Acheron (37.2524°S, 145.702°E, 194m AMSL) Acheron,VIC set as my default location ›
Seven day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers in the east, high chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 30 to 45 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 15.
Forecast for Acheron (37.2524°S, 145.702°E, 194m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum 7° 5° 0° 4° 4° 3° 3° Maximum 11° 9° 11° 12° 11° 10° 12° Chance of rain 90% 5% 10% 30% 50% 30% 10% Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate - - - - Frost risk Nil Nil High Slight Slight Moderate Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 24
Wind direction W WSW SW SW NE N NNE NNW SSW WSW SW WSW SW W Relative humidity 92% 68% 73% 59% 81% 64% 77% 71% 81% 69% 82% 66% 82% 65% Dew point 6°C 6°C 1°C 1°C 1°C 4°C 3°C 7°C 4°C 5°C 3°C 4°C 4°C 6°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Acheron (37.2524°S, 145.702°E, 194m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:27am EST 6:54am EST 5:46pm EST 6:13pm EST 10:59pm EST 9:52am EST Waning gibbous Last quarter Aug 24 New moon Aug 30 First quarter Sep 06 Full moon Sep 14
Temperature for next 5 days
Temperature in 7 days Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday 11 9 11 12 11 10 12
Rain for next 5 days
Rain in 7 days Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday 5 0 0 5 5 5 0