Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Monday 1 May 2017.
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge across Victoria. A cold front approaching from the west will enter the far southwest of the State later this morning, reaching central districts and the southeast during the evening. The front will then weaken and move east over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday as another high develops in the Bight. The high is forecast to be centred just south of Adelaide by midday Wednesday then move across Victoria on Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely late this afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 20.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
Sun protection 10:50am to 2:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]
Tuesday 2 May
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 16.
Wednesday 3 May
Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning south to southeasterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 16.
Thursday 4 May
Mostly sunny. Patchy morning fog in the east. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the Otways. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 18.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Monday.