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If you’re planning for a vacation in Victoria and still haven’t decided on the destination, then visiting Phillip Island is a great option for you.

This conveniently located island in Victoria boasts a number of scenic attractions, natural habitats and an array of amazing wildlife colonies. In addition, Phillip Island’s mild weather makes it a perfect destination to visit all throughout the year.

Phillip Island Weather Forecast, Cowes Today & 7 Days

The Phillip Island weather forecast is typically mild and is usually tempered by the frequent ocean breezes. The highest day time temperature goes up to 24 °C and the lowest is around 13°C. The summer lasts from December to February, where as winter starts from June and lasts until August.

Tomorrow 17th October70%
High 19° / Low 12°
Cloudy skies with periods of light rain later in the day. High 18C. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 70%.
Chance of Rain
Thursday 18th October40%
High 18° / Low 12°
Chance of Rain
Showers early becoming less numerous later in the day. High 18C. Winds WNW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 50%.
Friday 19th October10%
High 24° / Low 11°
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 24C. Winds N at 15 to 30 km/h.
Chance of Rain
Saturday 20th October70%
High 16° / Low 10°
Chance of Rain
Showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 16C. Winds WSW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 70%.
Sunday 21st October0%
High 18° / Low 11°
Mainly sunny. High 18C. NE winds shifting to S at 15 to 30 km/h.
Monday 22nd October10%
High 24° / Low 12°
A mainly sunny sky. High 24C. Winds N at 15 to 25 km/h.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 23rd October20%
High 16° / Low 9°
Partly Cloudy
Partly to mostly cloudy. High 16C. Winds WSW at 25 to 40 km/h.

The average annual rainfall is up to 783 mm with June having the most rainfall. The island experiences the prevailing south-westerly wind in off Bass Strait, so spring and summer seasons are the best seasons to visit Phillip Island.

Being a beach vacation spot, the weather forecast in summer is cool and mild. Thousands of visitors come here to play, swim and relax near the beach areas of Phillip Island. While the Phillip Island beaches entertain the visitors in summer, the nature parks and other scenic spots are popular in spring due to the milder weather. With lower daytime temperatures and less afternoon showers, the weather in spring is pleasant and favourable for more outdoor fun and adventure.

For those visiting the fairy penguins when they come to shore in the evenings, please note that it can become very cold during the evening, so it is wise to bring coats and gloves. During summer, the evenings are pleasant, but can turn cool with the breeze coming of the ocean, so visitors are advised to bring cold weather clothing.

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