Forecast issued at 5:19 am EDT on Saturday 3 December 2016.
A high pressure system over Victoria will drift eastwards today to reach the Tasman Sea by Sunday. A cold front will move over the Bight on Sunday and is expected to reach western Victoria late in the evening before crossing the remainder of the State early Monday. The next high pressure ridge will develop over the Bight on Monday and extend across Victoria on Tuesday as a weak cold front approaches Tasmania.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- Variable about 10 knots with afternoon inshore seabreezes around 15 knots. Winds tending east to southeasterly around 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
- Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres.
Sunday 4 December
- East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon and evening.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the far east during the morning.
- Southwesterly 1 to 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres in the west.
- Sunny morning. 70% chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening.
Monday 5 December
- North to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening.
- 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
- Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the far west.
- Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.
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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm EDT Saturday.