Mallee District Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Monday 18 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of the Bight extends a ridge over Victoria. The high will move slowly eastwards, maintaining a cool to mild southwesterly flow over the state, while a weak cold front clips Bass Strait in the evening. Winds will easing during Tuesday as the high becomes centred west of Tasmania. Another high is expected to develop just off the NSW coast during Wednesday while the high west of Tasmania begins to weaken. A warmer northerly flow will develop during Thursday as a trough over inland Australia extends towards northern Victoria, moving to the far northeast and bringing a weak southwest to southerly change to the state on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Clear. Winds southwesterly 20 to 25 km/h turning southerly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

Tuesday 19 January

Sunny. Winds southerly 20 to 30 km/h turning southeasterly in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - Very High

Sun protection 9:20am to 5:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Mildura 13 31
Sunny. Swan Hill 12 31

Wednesday 20 January

Sunny. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Thursday 21 January

Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 30s.

Friday 22 January

Hot and sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 30s.

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

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