Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Tuesday 29 July 2014.
A cold front crossing Tasmania will move southeastwards tonight. A stronger cold front will move from south of Western Australia northeastwards to cross Victoria during Thursday while a deep complex low pressure system passes south of Tasmania. A third cold front will move from the Southern Ocean to cross Victoria on Friday with a very cold southwest to southerly airflow extending over the State. The next high pressure system will then rapidly approach from the Bight, reaching western Victoria late on Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Cloudy. Isolated showers in the south. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday 30 July
Partly cloudy. The chance of showers in the south, extending throughout late in the morning. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.
UV Alert from 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]
Thursday 31 July
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers tending to patchy rain in the afternoon. Possible hail in the south during the evening. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 55 km/h early in the morning then tending westerly 30 to 45 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.
Friday 1 August
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and the chance of thunderstorms with hail until evening. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h turning southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the day then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.
Saturday 2 August
Patches of morning fog and frost. Sunny afternoon. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Wednesday.