Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Friday 30 September 2016.
A large low pressure complex with multiple low centres affecting southeast Australia will continue to drift southwards and will move across Tasmania during Friday night, resulting in a westerly airflow across Victoria. A cold front is expected to reach western Victoria late Sunday afternoon and will cross the remainder of the State Sunday night and early Monday, before the next frontal system crosses the state Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h.
Saturday 1 October
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southeast. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.
Sun protection 9:30am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]
Sunday 2 October
Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day then turning westerly 25 to 40 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Monday 3 October
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.
Tuesday 4 October
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending westerly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Saturday.