Forecast issued at 4:41 pm EST on Sunday 20 April 2014.
A high pressure system over southern New South Wales will drift eastwards during Monday to reach the central Tasman Sea by Tuesday. A cold front will move across Bass Strait tonight followed by another front which approach far western Victoria late on Monday. This front will cross the State on Tuesday as a weak high pressure system develops over the Bight. Yet another cold front is expected to cross Bass Strait late Wednesday and early Thursday with a high pressure ridge developing over northern Victoria.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Partly cloudy. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly in the evening.
Monday 21 April
Partly cloudy. The chance of isolated showers. Winds northerly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 10:20 am to 2:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]
Tuesday 22 April
Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.
Wednesday 23 April
Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Isolated showers in the east in the morning. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.
Thursday 24 April
Partly cloudy. The chance of showers until evening. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Monday.