No warnings for Victoria
Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Thursday 11 February 2016.
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]
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.