No warnings for Victoria
Forecast issued at 4:29 pm EST on Friday 22 August 2014.
A strong high pressure system will remain over the south Tasman Sea for the next week. A cold front crossing waters south of the Bight will weaken to a trough as it moves over western Victoria late on Saturday. The trough will move slowly across the remainder of the State on Sunday as the next high pressure system moves from the Bight towards western Victoria by late in the day. This high will slide south of Victoria and join with the southern Tasman high pressure system on Monday and Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Clear. Light winds.
Saturday 23 August
Patchy fog early in the morning. Areas of morning frost. Sunny day. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 19.
UV Alert from 10:40 am to 1:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Sunday 24 August
Partly cloudy. Scattered showers, falling as snow above 1600 metres from the early morning. The chance of thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.
Monday 25 August
Areas of morning fog. Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the afternoon and evening with the risk of thunderstorms. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 18.
Tuesday 26 August
Partly cloudy. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Saturday.