Today across the south-west there's a very high (90%) chance of showers, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening.
There's also the chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon with possible hail.
Winds will be westerly 30 to 40 km/h tending south-westerly 35 to 45 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the late evening.
There's a strong wind warning for the west coast today and a gale warning for tomorrow.
South-west sheep farmers have also put on alert.
Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and south-westerly winds are expected during Friday.
There is a risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions.
At 7am in Warrnambool it was 9.3 degrees, felt like 2.4 and we've had 16.8mm of rain since 9am yesterday.
Warrnambool is expecting a top of 14 degrees today, Hamilton 13, Colac 13, Ararat 13, Casterton 14, Mortlake 13, Heywood 14, Portland 14, Port Fairy 13, Terang 12 and Camperdown 12.
A cold front will cross Victoria on Friday, establishing a cold, vigorous south-westerly air stream across the state.
A high pressure system is forecast to cross the Bight during Saturday, moving over southern NSW by Sunday night and extending a ridge south across Victoria.
During Monday the high is forecast to move over the Tasman Sea, introducing a warmer northerly air stream across Victoria as a low pressure trough crosses the Bight.
On Saturday we're expecting a cloudy 13 with just a 20 per cent chance of rain, Sunday Sunday partly cloudy 15, Monday a fine 23 before we're back to 13 and 14 for Tuesday and Wednesday.
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