Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Wednesday 22 October 2014.
A low pressure trough will enter far southwestern Victoria late this morning and will cross the remainder of western Victoria this afternoon before moving eastwards this evening and weakening. The next high pressure system will pass just south of Tasmania on Thursday, reaching the south Tasman Sea on Friday. Another low pressure trough will enter western Victoria Friday afternoon, clearing eastern districts early Saturday as the next high pressure system approaches Tasmania.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Sunny morning. Patchy fog near the Yarra Valley early this morning. Slight (20%) chance of a thundery shower late this afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 25 to 35 km/h shifting south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 31.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 9:40 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]
Thursday 23 October
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.
Friday 24 October
Partly cloudy. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.
Saturday 25 October
Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Wednesday.