East Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Monday 23 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system is centred over the Tasman Sea. A cold front and associated low pressure trough approaching from the west will cross Victoria overnight and Tuesday morning. A high pressure system will move over the Bight on Tuesday and extend a ridge over southern Victoria on Wednesday and Thursday. By Friday the high centre is expected to move across Victoria to reach the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely later tonight. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Tuesday 24 January

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges in the early morning. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h shifting south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:10am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Early showers. Bairnsdale 18 27
Morning showers. Orbost 18 24

Wednesday 25 January

Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Thursday 26 January

Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Friday 27 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the New South Wales border in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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