East Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Saturday 5 December 2020.

Weather Situation

A deep low moving eastwards over the Southern Ocean will extend a trough over western Victoria today, followed by a cold front which will cross the state in the afternoon and evening. The low will pass to the south of Tasmania late on Sunday, with another front to cross Victoria during Monday, bringing a colder southwesterly stream later in the day. Conditions will ease on Tuesday as high pressure system moving over the Bight extends a ridge over Victoria.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Mostly sunny morning. High (70%) chance of showers during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges during this afternoon and evening, possibly severe with damaging winds. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then tending west to northwesterly in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 31.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:40am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two developing. Bairnsdale 28
Shower or two developing. Orbost 31

Sunday 6 December

Partly cloudy. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 22.

Monday 7 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1400 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the afternoon and evening with possible hail. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h turning westerly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 21.

Tuesday 8 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning with possible hail in the west. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 19.

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

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