Forecast issued at 5:42 am EDT on Sunday 9 March 2014.
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will move slowly eastwards over the next few days. A low pressure trough will form over the Bight today and will enter western Victoria on Monday afternoon before weakening overnight. A cold front will enter western Victoria on Tuesday afternoon and is expected to reach central Victoria at night then will cross the east of the State Wednesday morning.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Patchy fog in the southwest early this morning. Sunny afternoon. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h. Local afternoon coastal seabreezes to 15 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Fire Danger - Very High
UV Alert from 10:20 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]
Monday 10 March
Partly cloudy. The chance of isolated showers from the early afternoon. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 34.
Tuesday 11 March
Mostly sunny. Scattered showers and the chance of thunderstorms developing in the west late morning, extending throughout in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northwesterly during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.
Wednesday 12 March
Cloudy. Scattered showers and the chance of thunderstorms contracting to the east in the morning. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning south to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Sunday.