Forecast issued at 4:20 pm EDT on Tuesday 21 October 2014.
A high pressure system lies over the Tasman Sea. A low pressure trough will reach western Victoria during Wednesday afternoon before moving eastwards and weakening. A new high pressure system will build to the south of Tasmania on Thursday before merging with the Tasman Sea high on Friday. Another low pressure trough will approach western Victoria from the west on Friday before moving across the State on Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Mostly clear. Winds east to northeasterly and light increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Wednesday 22 October
Sunny. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 31.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 9:40 am to 4:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]
Thursday 23 October
Partly cloudy. Winds southerly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.
Friday 24 October
Partly cloudy. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.
Saturday 25 October
Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 28.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Wednesday.