After weeks of wild, wintry weather, there’s good news in sight for the south west.
The tail end of a cold front lying over Victoria will weaken on Tuesday morning, with sun expected to shine and temperatures forecast to reach a top of 17 degrees by Friday.
At 7.20am it was 7.3 degrees in Warrnambool and it felt like 3.6 degrees.
Tuesday will see a chance of fog in the morning with a medium chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon.
West to southwesterly winds averaging 15 to 25 km/h will become light in the evening.
Temperatures will reach a top of 13 degrees in Warrnambool, 12 in Hamilton and 11 in Colac.
The rest of the week will see overnight temperatures fall between one and six degrees, but the days are more promising, with a top of 14 degrees on Wednesday, 15 on Thursday and 17 degrees on Friday.
It’s a welcome change from a cold, wet and wild winter.
Warrnambool experienced its windiest July in 15-years last month and has seen more than 90 mm of rain for August so far.
Cape Otway (172 mm), Portland (101.2 mm), Port Fairy (93.4 mm) and Casterton (85 mm) have also seen large helpings of rain for the month.
Read more: Windy Warrnambool the worst in 15 years.
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