Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Thursday 23 May 2013.
A low pressure system centred off the northern N.S.W coast is expected to move slowly southeastwards across the Tasman Sea. A high pressure system over southern WA extends a ridge across Tasmania. The ridge will move northeastwards across Victoria on Friday. A cold front will pass through Bass Strait later Friday. Further fronts expected to cross Tasmania during the weekend. The next high will move from the Bight to lie near Adelaide by late Saturday and will move slowly towards Victoria on Sunday.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday
Partly cloudy. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 17.
No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]
Friday 24 May
Patches of light frost in the morning, heavier in the east. Patchy morning fog. Sunny afternoon. Winds south to southwesterly and light. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.
Saturday 25 May
Areas of morning fog. A partly cloudy day to follow with isolated showers possible during the afternoon. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.
Sunday 26 May
Cloudy. Isolated showers developing during the afternoon. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Thursday.