Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Saturday 3 December 2016.
A high pressure system over Victoria will drift eastwards today to reach the Tasman Sea by Sunday. A cold front will move over the Bight on Sunday and is expected to reach western Victoria late in the evening before crossing the remainder of the State early Monday. The next high pressure ridge will develop over the Bight on Monday and extend across Victoria on Tuesday as a weak cold front approaches Tasmania.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Mostly sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 29.
Fire Danger - High
Sun protection 9:10am to 5:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]
Sunday 4 December
Mostly sunny day. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning and afternoon then increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.
Monday 5 December
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the east, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h shifting southerly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.
Tuesday 6 December
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly during the morning then tending south to southwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Saturday.