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 10:29 am Wednesday, 21 August 2019.
Strong and squally winds near the coast and across the southeast.
Westerly winds will strengthen ahead of a cold front which will pass across southern Victoria tonight. Wind will shift squally southwesterly following the front.
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. Wind gusts may reach 110 km/hr in the far east late tonight and Thursday morning.
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. Winds will ease from the west during Thursday morning and are likely to ease in the far east by late Thursday afternoon.
Locations which may be affected include Frankston, Warragul, Wonthaggi, Morwell, Traralgon, Sale, Moe, Bairnsdale and Orbost.
Strongest wind gusts so far today:
Wilsons Promontory 120km/h 12:41am Wednesday
Gabo Island 96km/h 07:36am Wednesday
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 5:00 pm 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.
Appin Park (36.3537°S, 146.3249°E, 154m AMSL) Appin Park,VIC set as my default location ›
Seven day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. High chance of showers. Snow falling above 1500 metres. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 15.
Forecast for Appin Park (36.3537°S, 146.3249°E, 154m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum 7° 7° -2° 1° 2° 4° 2° Maximum 15° 14° 14° 15° 16° 14° 15° Chance of rain 50% 5% 5% 30% 40% 20% 10% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - - Frost risk Nil Nil Severe High Moderate Slight Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 23
Wind direction W WSW SW SW ENE N NE NNW ESE WSW SSW WSW SSW W Relative humidity 97% 60% 77% 50% 84% 55% 86% 58% 86% 56% 87% 56% 87% 56% Dew point 9°C 7°C 5°C 4°C 1°C 5°C 3°C 7°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 6°C 5°C 6°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Appin Park (36.3537°S, 146.3249°E, 154m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:25am EST 6:51am EST 5:46pm EST 6:12pm EST 10:56pm EST 9:51am 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 15 14 14 15 16 14 15
Rain for next 5 days
Rain in 7 days Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday 0 0 0 0 0 0 0