East Gippsland District Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Friday 26 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system over South Australia will drift over New South Wales during the weekend, reaching the Tasman Sea Monday night. The high will extend a ridge southwards over Victoria on Saturday before contracting to far eastern Victoria on Sunday. Meanwhile a low pressure system will develop over southern WA over the weekend then move south of the Bight on Monday before approaching western Victoria later on Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly clear. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Saturday 27 August

Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 3 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 17.

Sun protection 10:40am to 1:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Early frost. Mostly sunny. Bairnsdale 2 17
Mostly sunny. Orbost 2 17

Sunday 28 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 7 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 18.

Monday 29 August

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 6 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.

Tuesday 30 August

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds northerly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 20.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Saturday.

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