Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Monday 23 January 2017.
A high pressure system is centred over the Tasman Sea. A cold front and associated low pressure trough approaching from the west will cross Victoria overnight and Tuesday morning. A high pressure system will move over the Bight on Tuesday and extend a ridge over southern Victoria on Wednesday and Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm this evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 30s.
Fire Danger - Very High
Sun protection 9:10am to 6:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]
Tuesday 24 January
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the east, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the early morning. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting southerly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.
Wednesday 25 January
Sunny. Winds southerly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming southerly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.
Thursday 26 January
Mostly sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Monday.