Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Tuesday 2 September 2014.
A low pressure system just to the east of Victoria is expected to move northeastwards to lie well off the central NSW coast on Wednesday then further eastwards over the Tasman Sea on Thursday. A high pressure system over the Bight will be centred near Adelaide tonight before drifting slowly eastwards across Victoria on Wednesday and Thursday. A small low pressure system will cross Bight waters on Wednesday before moving northeastwards across eastern South Australia on Thursday then weakening over northern NSW on Friday. A new high pressure system will cross Bight waters to reach Bass Strait on Friday and should be located over eastern Victoria on Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Clear. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Wednesday 3 September
Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.
UV Alert from 10:40 am to 2:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Thursday 4 September
Cloudy. Isolated showers, scattered in the west. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.
Friday 5 September
Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching around 20.
Saturday 6 September
Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Wednesday.