East Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Tuesday 17 October 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will remain slow moving during the remainder of today and into Wednesday. A low pressure trough will cross South Australia on Wednesday and is expected to reach far southwest Victoria early Thursday morning, before crossing the remainder of the State during the day. A high pressure system will become established in the Bight during Friday and extend a ridge across Victoria, with the pattern remaining near stationary into Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly in the late evening.

Wednesday 18 October

Sunny. Areas of fog in the southwest in the early morning. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly in the early afternoon then tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.

Sun protection 9:20am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bairnsdale 9 30
Sunny. Orbost 12 29

Thursday 19 October

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 28.

Friday 20 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges in the morning. Winds west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending south to southwesterly during the day then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.

Saturday 21 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.

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

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