Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Saturday 25 October 2014.
A high pressure system will pass across Tasmania overnight, reaching the southern Tasman Sea by Sunday morning. A cold front approaching from the west will reach western Victoria at night and will cross the remainder of the State Monday morning. Another cold front will move through Bass Strait on Tuesday as a high pressure system crosses waters south of the Bight. The high will weaken as it move across Victoria on Wednesday.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Mostly clear. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h.
Sunday 26 October
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening with gusty winds. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 9:30 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]
Monday 27 October
Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending westerly 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning then tending southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.
Tuesday 28 October
Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 km/h before turning southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.
Wednesday 29 October
Mostly sunny. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Sunday.