Mallee District Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Sunday 19 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system crossing Tasmania has an associated upper level trough and cold airmass crossing Victoria. The low and upper level cold trough will move away to the southeast of Tasmania on Monday as a high pressure system approaches Victoria from the west. The high will drift across Victoria and Bass Strait on Tuesday then over the southern Tasman Sea on Wednesday. A weakening cold front is expected to reach western Victoria late on Wednesday afternoon, crossing to the east of the State on Thursday morning. A new high pressure ridge will extend from bight waters to southern Victoria later on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south until sunset. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Monday 20 February

Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid 20s.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 10:10am to 5:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Mildura 9 24
Mostly sunny. Swan Hill 7 25

Tuesday 21 February

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Wednesday 22 February

Sunny. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Thursday 23 February

Sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Monday.

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