No warnings for Victoria
Forecast issued at 4:18 pm EDT on Saturday 20 December 2014.
A high pressure system over Victoria will move eastwards to reach the Tasman Sea on Sunday. A low pressure trough will extend from South Australia to western Victoria later on Sunday and remain almost stationary over western Victoria on Monday. The trough will then move slowly eastwards on Tuesday and link with a weak cold front crossing Tasmania. The low pressure trough will persist over eastern Victoria on Wednesday.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Clear. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Sunday 21 December
Sunny. Patchy fog in the early morning. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 8:50 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]
Monday 22 December
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.
Tuesday 23 December
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The risk of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 29.
Wednesday 24 December
Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers about the ranges, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The risk of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Sunday.