Forecast issued at 4:18 pm EST on Thursday 25 August 2016.
A large high pressure system over the Bight will move across South Australia on Friday then over New South Wales during the weekend, extending a ridge over Victoria on Saturday, contracting to far eastern Victoria on Sunday. Meanwhile a low pressure system will develop over southern WA over the weekend then move south of the Bight on Monday with the high remaining over the Tasman Sea.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday
Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northwest clearing by early this evening. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Friday 26 August
Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.
Sun protection 10:40am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Saturday 27 August
Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending north to northeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.
Sunday 28 August
Mostly sunny. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h turning northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.
Monday 29 August
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds northeasterly 20 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Friday.