Forecast issued at 4:16 pm EST on Saturday 30 July 2016.
A cold front crossing waters south of the Bight will cross Victoria overnight, then a weak ridge of high pressure will pass across the State on Sunday. A stronger cold front and associated upper trough will approach from the west Monday morning and will enter the western half of Victoria later in the day, crossing the remainder of the State overnight and early Tuesday morning. A low pressure system will develop over the Tasman Sea on Wednesday as a broad ridge of high pressure extends over South Australia and the Bight.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely later this evening. Winds northerly 25 to 40 km/h.
Sunday 31 July
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then tending north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 16.
Sun protection 12:30pm to 1:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]
Monday 1 August
Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, with possible hail at night. Snow falling above 1000 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 25 to 35 km/h shifting south to southwesterly in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.
Tuesday 2 August
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the east, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 700 metres. Possible hail during the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast during the morning. Winds southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h turning southerly 35 to 55 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.
Wednesday 3 August
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds southerly 35 to 55 km/h decreasing to 30 to 45 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Sunday.