Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Friday 9 December 2016.
A high pressure system over the Bight will drift eastwards and will move across Victoria during the weekend. The high will reach the Tasman Sea on Monday while a cold front strengthens over the Bight. The active cold front will enter western Victoria later on Tuesday before extending to central parts at night.
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south. Winds southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Saturday 10 December
Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southeast in the morning. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
Sun protection 8:50am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]
Sunday 11 December
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a light shower in the far east during the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.
Monday 12 December
Sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Tuesday 13 December
Sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Saturday.