East Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:26 pm EDT on Sunday 19 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A deepening low pressure trough over NSW and Victoria will form a low pressure system over NSW tonight, with the low moving into eastern Victoria on Monday. During Tuesday the low is forecast to move away to the east as a high pressure system moves south of Tasmania and extends a ridge north across Victoria. A cold front is expected to rapidly cross waters south of the Bight late on Tuesday then move across western and central Victoria during Wednesday. The front will clear east during Thursday morning, with a ridge of high pressure expected to extend from the west later Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Humid. Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers about the ranges, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Areas of smoke haze. The chance of a thunderstorm, with gusty winds and possible heavy falls about the ranges. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Monday 20 January

Humid. Cloudy. Areas of smoke haze. Very high (95%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:20am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers. Possible storm. Bairnsdale 17 23
Showers. Possible storm. Orbost 17 24

Tuesday 21 January

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Areas of smoke haze. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.

Wednesday 22 January

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 31.

Thursday 23 January

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h turning west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.

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

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