Mallee District Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Thursday 11 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends from south of the Bight to the Tasman Sea, while a weak low pressure trough persists over northeast Victoria. A cold front will approach western Victoria later on Saturday then cross the south of the State on Saturday night. On Sunday a high pressure system well west of WA will move slowly eastwards, reaching the Bight on Monday. A low pressure system will also develop near Tasmania on Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h.

Friday 12 February

Sunny. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting westerly in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 9:50 am to 5:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Mildura 19 38
Sunny. Swan Hill 17 37

Saturday 13 February

Sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day then tending southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Sunday 14 February

Partly cloudy. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Monday 15 February

Mostly sunny. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 20s.

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

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