Forecast issued at 5:41 am EDT on Saturday 7 December 2013.
A high pressure system will drift slowly across Victoria today, reaching the Tasman Sea on Sunday morning. A trough and associated cold front will cross the Bight late Saturday and early Sunday to reach southwestern Victoria on Sunday afternoon. The trough will push across central Victoria on Sunday night then become slow moving over the east on Monday. A cold front will approach southwestern Victoria late on Monday before sweeping across the State on Tuesday morning.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Mostly sunny. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 9:00 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]
Sunday 8 December
Partly cloudy. The chance of showers from the late morning. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Monday 9 December
Cloudy. Areas of rain. The chance of thunderstorms in the west, extending throughout. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly during the morning then tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Tuesday 10 December
Partly cloudy. Patchy rain in the morning. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h, increasing to 25 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Saturday.