Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Monday 20 October 2014.
A high pressure system over Tasmania will drift eastwards to reach the Tasman Sea on Tuesday. A low pressure trough will reach western Victoria during Wednesday afternoon before moving eastwards and weakening. A new high pressure system will build to the south of Tasmania on Thursday before merging with the Tasman Sea high on Friday. Another low pressure trough will approach western Victoria from the west on Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Mostly clear. Winds east to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday 21 October
Sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 9:40 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]
Wednesday 22 October
Sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly in the morning then tending north to northwesterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.
Thursday 23 October
Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting south to southeasterly in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.
Friday 24 October
Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Tuesday.