No warnings for Victoria
Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Friday 24 February 2017.
A high pressure system over the Bight extends a ridge eastwards over southern Victoria. A weak cold front will cross Tasmania during Friday and then the high will pass over southern Tasmania Saturday night. The high will be located over the Tasman Sea during Sunday, Monday and Tuesday and will link to a new high moving well south of the Bight to prevent any cold fronts from approaching Victoria.
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of drizzle, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 23.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
Sun protection 9:40am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]
Saturday 25 February
Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming easterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.
Sunday 26 February
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of drizzle in the morning. The chance of morning fog about the ranges. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.
Monday 27 February
Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far east, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting south to southeasterly during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Friday.