East Gippsland District Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Tuesday 15 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak high pressure ridge will extend across Victoria today. The tail end of a weak cold front will pass over Bass Strait this afternoon and overnight. A stronger cold front will approach western Victoria later on Wednesday as an upper level disturbance crosses Victoria. This front will cross Victoria during Thursday, leaving a cold and unstable southwesterly airstream in its wake. A weak high pressure ridge will develop over Victoria during Friday morning but another cold front will reach western Victoria later in the day.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early this morning. Slight (20%) chance of drizzle this morning and again tonight, mainly about the ranges. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 22.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:40am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly cloudy. Bairnsdale 18
Mostly cloudy. Orbost 17

Wednesday 16 October

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.

Thursday 17 October

Cloudy. The chance of morning fog. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1100 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon with possible hail. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 16.

Friday 18 October

Sunny. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 23.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Tuesday.

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