Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Friday 27 May 2016.
A low pressure system located near the southwest Victoria coast will move northeastwards towards NSW overnight into Saturday morning. A high pressure system will develop over South Australia later on Saturday then move across New South Wales on Sunday, extending a ridge southward across Victoria. The ridge will move slowly eastward, reaching the New South Wales coast by Tuesday night and extending east of Tasmania.
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Saturday 28 May
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.
No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]
Sunday 29 May
Partly cloudy. The chance of light morning frost in the west. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 14.
Monday 30 May
Morning fog. Areas of frost in the morning, mainly in the east. Mostly sunny day. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 14.
Tuesday 31 May
Areas of morning fog and frost. Mostly sunny day. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 15.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Saturday.