Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Monday 2 March 2015.
A small high pressure system over southern Victoria will move to the Tasman Sea by Monday afternoon. A weakening cold front will cross Tasmania on Monday night then a high pressure ridge will briefly extend over Victoria on Tuesday. A stronger cold front will move from the Southern Ocean to cross Victoria late on Wednesday and an associated deep low will pass well south of Tasmania. The next high pressure system will remain well to the west of Victoria until Friday, whilst another cold front rapidly crosses Tasmania on Thursday night.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Mostly sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 10:10 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]
Tuesday 3 March
Partly cloudy. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h tending southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Wednesday 4 March
Sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Thursday 5 March
Sunny. Winds southwesterly 20 to 25 km/h tending southerly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Monday.