Forecast issued at 5:44 am EST on Saturday 26 July 2014.
A weak low pressure system passing to the south of Victoria will reach the Tasman Sea tonight. A high pressure system over South Australia extends a weak ridge southwards. The high will move eastwards across New South Wales tonight and Sunday and the associated ridge will cross Victoria. A weakening cold front will pass to the south of Victoria Sunday night and a northwesterly airstream will strengthen over Victoria on Monday as another cold front crosses Bight waters. This front will weaken as it crosses southern Victoria and Bass Strait on Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers, falling as snow above 1500 metres. Patchy morning fog in the southeast. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning westerly in the late morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 17.
No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]
Sunday 27 July
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers in the southeast in the morning. Areas of morning fog in the west. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h turning northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 17.
Monday 28 July
Mostly sunny. Isolated snow showers about the ranges above 1500 metres until evening. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 18.
Tuesday 29 July
Mostly sunny. The chance of snow showers about the ranges above 1500 metres. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 19.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Saturday.