Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Tuesday 2 September 2014.
A cold front to the east of Victoria will move out over the Tasman Sea today before forming into a low pressure system off the northern NSW coast by Wednesday. A high pressure system will cross the Bight during today and will be centred near Adelaide Tuesday night. The high will weaken on Wednesday as it crosses NSW but an associated ridge will slowly cross Victoria on Wednesday and Thursday. A low pressure trough will then move northeastwards from the Bight across eastern South Australia on Thursday then over northern NSW on Friday. Another high pressure system will then move from Bight waters across Tasmania on Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers, falling as snow above 900 metres. Possible hail from the late morning. The chance of thunderstorms in the late morning. Winds southerly 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 15.
UV Alert from 11:10 am to 1:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]
Wednesday 3 September
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers early in the morning. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.
Thursday 4 September
Cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the west in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 15.
Friday 5 September
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 18.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Tuesday.