East Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Wednesday 26 February 2020.

Weather Situation

The cold front that crossed the State earlier today is now over the Tasman Sea. A ridge of high pressure will extend across the State tonight. Another weaker cold front will cross Tasmania and Bass Strait during Thursday as a high pressure system builds within the ridge south of Western Australia. This high centre will move to waters south of the Bight on Friday and will extend a weak ridge across Victoria during the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly clear. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Thursday 27 February

Sunny. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:40am to 4:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bairnsdale 9 22
Sunny. Orbost 9 21

Friday 28 February

Mostly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

Saturday 29 February

Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Sunday 1 March

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog about the ranges. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Thursday.

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