East Gippsland District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Saturday 22 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A low pressure trough will move rapidly eastwards to reach western Victoria this afternoon and push across to the far east of the State by early Sunday morning. A high pressure ridge will briefly extend across the State during Sunday ahead of another low pressure trough and cold front which will rapidly cross the State on Monday. A cooler southwest to southerly airflow will follow over Victoria on Tuesday with another front likely to reinforce that airstream on Tuesday night.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. The chance of early morning fog in the southwest. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to northwesterly in the early afternoon then tending north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 30.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 8:50 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Becoming cloudy. Bairnsdale 29
Partly cloudy. Orbost 28

Sunday 23 November

Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

Monday 24 November

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then shifting southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Tuesday 25 November

Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Mostly sunny day. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

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

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