Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Saturday 27 August 2016.
A large high pressure system over South Australia will drift over New South Wales during the weekend, reaching the Tasman Sea Monday night. The high will extend a ridge southwards over Victoria on Saturday before contracting to far eastern Victoria on Sunday. Meanwhile a low pressure system will develop over southern WA over the weekend then move south of the Bight on Monday before approaching western Victoria later on Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Becoming cloudy. Fog in the north early this morning. Areas of morning frost. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 7 and 13.
Sun protection 10:40am to 2:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Sunday 28 August
Partly cloudy. Winds northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 16.
Monday 29 August
Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending east to northeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.
Tuesday 30 August
Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Saturday.