East Gippsland District Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Saturday 29 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system west of Tasmania extends a ridge through Bass Strait to another high pressure centre off the NSW coast. The western high will gradually move to the south of Tasmania during the weekend, while a low pressure trough will develop over South Australia today and move into western Victoria later Sunday. The trough will gradually push eastwards across Victoria during Monday with the next high pressure system developing south of the Bight on Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early this morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers or thunderstorms about the ranges during the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly in the early afternoon then tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 22 to 28.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 8:50 am to 5:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Morning fog. Bairnsdale 25
Mostly sunny. Orbost 24

Sunday 30 November

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Monday 1 December

A humid and partly cloudy day. High (80%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. Heavy falls exceeding 70 mm possible. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Tuesday 2 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of showers. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending westerly during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Saturday.

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