Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Thursday 2 October 2014.
The northern tip of a cold front will move across eastern Bass Strait on Thursday. A high pressure system over the Bight will drift across Victoria on Friday then drift over the northern Tasman Sea on Saturday. A weak cold front will reach southwest Victoria during Saturday afternoon, reach central areas on Saturday night and then clear the east on Sunday morning.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday
Mostly sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.
UV Alert from 9:20 am to 3:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]
Friday 3 October
Patchy early morning fog. Sunny day. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Saturday 4 October
Mostly sunny. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Sunday 5 October
Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Thursday.