East Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Friday 13 December 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system to the south of the Bight will drift slowly eastwards across the weekend. The high will cross Victoria on Monday, reaching the Tasman Sea on Tuesday. Meanwhile a weak cold front will pass across Tasmania and Bass Strait tonight, with another to follow on Sunday.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower in the southeast later this evening. Areas of smoke haze, mainly in the west. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Saturday 14 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a light shower in the far east in the morning. Areas of smoke haze in the west. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:50am to 5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly cloudy. Bairnsdale 13 24
Mostly cloudy. Orbost 12 21

Sunday 15 December

Partly cloudy. The chance of fog in the early morning. Areas of smoke haze about the ranges. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

Monday 16 December

Mostly sunny. Areas of smoke haze about the ranges. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.

Tuesday 17 December

Sunny. Areas of smoke haze about the ranges. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

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

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