Forecast issued at 4:36 pm EDT on Tuesday 31 March 2015.
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge towards South Australia. The ridge will weaken as a trough of low pressure crosses western and central Victoria on Wednesday afternoon and evening. The cold front will clear the far northeast of Victoria early Thursday. The next high pressure system will move from south of the Bight to be near Tasmania on Thursday night and Friday. A trough of low pressure will extend from southern NSW to northeastern Victoria on Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Areas of haze. Fog patches developing later. Mostly clear. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Wednesday 1 April
Areas of haze and fog patches clearing during the morning and early afternoon. Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 29.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 10:20 am to 4:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]
Thursday 2 April
Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting south to southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 21.
Friday 3 April
Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.
Saturday 4 April
Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers and the risk of a thunderstorm about the ranges during the morning tending to a high (70%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 22.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Wednesday.