Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 22 July 2014.
A high pressure system with centres over eastern Victoria and Tasmania will move slowly eastwards over the Tasman Sea during tomorrow afternoon and Thursday with mostly light winds across the state. A low will crosses the Bight tomorrow then weaken as it approaches western Victoria later on Thursday. The low is expected continue to weaken during to the northwest of Tasmania with another weak low forming just to the east of the state. This low slowly moves eastwards on Saturday as ridge of high pressure approaches from the west.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Fine apart from isolated showers about the west and southwest. Cool to cold and partly cloudy day with light winds.
Wednesday 23 July
Fine apart from the chance of showers near the southwest during the early morning and the northwest in the evening. Areas of morning fog. Cold to very cold at first with patchy frost, then a cool to cold day with light winds.
Thursday 24 July
Fine apart from the chance of showers in the northwest and patchy morning fog. Cold to very cold at first with patchy frost, then a cool to cold day with generally light winds.
Friday 25 July
Scattered showers in the east and possible showers in the north, otherwise fine. Cold to very cold at first with patchy frost, then a cool to cold day with light to moderate northeast to southeast winds.
Saturday 26 July
Showers about the east, clearing during the afternoon. Fine elsewhere. Cool to cold with mostly light winds.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Wednesday.