Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Wednesday 27 July 2016.
A cold front over central Victoria will push eastwards to reach the Tasman Sea by Wednesday afternoon. A high pressure system will then develop over inland South Australia late on Wednesday as another front crosses Tasmania. The high will then move slowly eastwards across New South Wales on Thursday and Friday. The next front will cross the Bight on Saturday, reaching far southwest Victoria Saturday night.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h tending southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending northwest to westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 11.
Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]
Thursday 28 July
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.
Friday 29 July
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 13.
Saturday 30 July
Cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northerly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 14.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Wednesday.