Forecast issued at 4:27 pm EST on Saturday 26 July 2014.
A weak low pressure system is drifting eastwards over the Tasman Sea this evening, while a high pressure system over western NSW extends a ridge to northern Victoria. The high will drift eastwards and weaken during Sunday while a cold front will pass to the south of Victoria in the evening. A northwesterly airstream will strengthen over Victoria on Monday as another cold front crosses Bight waters, but again slips away to the southeast across southwestern Victoria and Bass Strait on Tuesday. A stronger cold front will move across the Bight to approach western Victoria Wednesday evening.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Partly cloudy. Scattered showers, mainly in the east. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Sunday 27 July
Partly cloudy. The chance of showers, clearing early in the morning, then the chance of showers during the evening. Winds north to northwesterly and light becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.
No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]
Monday 28 July
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms near the Otways from the early afternoon. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 16.
Tuesday 29 July
Cloudy. Isolated showers. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.
Wednesday 30 July
Cloudy. Isolated showers. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 16.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Sunday.