Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Tuesday 21 October 2014.
A high pressure system centred just east of Tasmania will move over the Tasman Sea today. A low pressure trough will reach western Victoria during Wednesday afternoon before moving eastwards and weakening. A new high pressure system will build to the south of Tasmania on Thursday before merging with the Tasman Sea high on Friday. Another low pressure trough will approach western Victoria from the west on Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Mostly sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 9:50 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]
Wednesday 22 October
Partly cloudy. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.
Thursday 23 October
Partly cloudy. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.
Friday 24 October
Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Tuesday.