Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Friday 28 October 2016.
A high pressure system the Tasman sea will continue to slowly drift eastward as a strong cold front develops over the Bight late on Saturday before crossing Victoria on Sunday. A cold unstable west to southwesterly airflow will follow the front on Monday with another, weaker cold front likely to affect southern Victoria on Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Clear. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Saturday 29 October
Sunny. Areas of fog in the east in the early morning. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Sun protection 9:30am to 4:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]
Sunday 30 October
Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 1000 metres later. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds north to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 45 km/h before shifting west to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.
Monday 31 October
Becoming cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending westerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 16.
Tuesday 1 November
Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 17.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Saturday.