Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Wednesday 29 March 2017.
A cold front will enter southwest Victoria Wednesday afternoon, reaching central districts during the evening and crossing the remainder of the State Wednesday night, leaving a cool southerly airflow across the State on Thursday. A ridge of high pressure will extend over northern Victoria on Friday, then a weak cold front crossing the Southern Ocean will clip southern Victoria on Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Sunny. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 22 to 30.
Fire Danger - High
Sun protection 10:20am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]
Thursday 30 March
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon possibly falling as snow on the higher Alpine peaks above 1700 metres. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly before dawn then tending south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 21.
Friday 31 March
Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 22.
Saturday 1 April
Mostly sunny. The chance of morning fog in the west. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the ranges, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 23.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Wednesday.