The first weekend since harsher social distancing laws were implemented will start with tighter restrictions on outdoor activities.
Victoria's Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton this week declared all recreational activities beyond basic exercise were not allowed.
Fishing, hunting, boating, camping, and golf among other sports and hobbies will not be allowed during the pandemic.
"Hang up your rods, leave the tinnie in the driveway, and clean your clubs at home," he said during an announcement on Thursday.
"We ask Victorians to stop looking for loopholes. Just do the right thing. The advice is clear; by staying at home you're saving lives.
"These restrictions are tough, but they are there for a reason. If we don't do this, Victorians will die."
The Warrnambool Surf Life Saving Club patrol season has finished two weeks early as part of stage three restrictions.
Warrnambool Surf Life Saving Club patrol captain John McNeil said the club was acting on advice from Life Saving Victoria.
"We have pulled the pin on it and we did last weekend as an observation only but due to coronavirus, Life Saving Victoria are shutting down patrols two weeks early," he said.
At the time of writing there were 14 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the south-west.
Six of those cases were in Warrnambool, three in both Corangamite and Southern Grampians, and one each in Glenelg and Moyne.
Warrnambool's coronavirus screening facilities, including South West Healthcare's offsite respiratory assessment clinic, have not recorded a positive test in the past week.
Three of the six people identified as having the virus in Warrnambool no longer require day-to-day follow ups by SWH.
The remaining three people are recovering comfortably.
SWH reported its first hospital admission for the virus on March 27. That person has since returned to self-seclusion accommodation.
All of the confirmed cases involved people recently returned from overseas.
SWH chief executive Craig Fraser said SWH continued to prepare for a possible surge in cases and was imploring people not to become complacent, particularly over Easter.
"The next 14 to 21 days are critical," he said.
"We remain hopeful that social distancing, hand hygiene and other measures we've put in place across our campuses and the community will support us to flatten the curve and avoid large numbers of admitted patients.
"We continue to inform our staff about the changes that may be required, and we continue to shore-up vital supply chains for the likes of food, hand sanitiser, and personal protective equipment which we're using when necessary to ensure we maintain our stocks whilst also maintaining the correct hygiene procedures that keep us in good stead."
Mr Fraser said medical teams were working hard behind the scenes to develop an altered roster to prepare for additional cases arriving.
"This will evolve as we progress," he said.
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