Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Saturday 5 September 2015.
A low pressure system lies over the Tasman Sea while a high pressure system near Adelaida extends a ridge over Victoria. The high will move across Victoria and Tasmania during Saturday and over the Tasman Sea on Sunday as a cold front enters western Victoria late in the day. The front will move across central and eastern Victoria early on Monday as the associated low moves across Tasmania. The low will move eastwards to be located over the central Tasman Sea on Tuesday as a new high becomes established over the Bight.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Partly cloudy. Areas of fog and frost about the ranges early this morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 15.
UV Alert from 10:20 am to 1:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Sunday 6 September
Partly cloudy. Patches of light frost about the ranges in the early morning. Areas of fog in the early morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower at night. Snow possible above 1500 metres. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 5 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 18.
Monday 7 September
Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Possible hail in the southwest in the morning. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 16.
Tuesday 8 September
Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1200 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 15.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Saturday.