Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Monday 30 November 2015.
A low pressure trough approaching from the west will reach western Victoria this afternoon and extend to central areas at night, crossing the remainder of the State during Tuesday. A cold front will follow, crossing the State Tuesday afternoon and evening. During Wednesday a new ridge of high pressure in the Bight will extend over Victoria as the front moves into the Tasman Sea. The ridge will become slow moving, with a high forming off the NSW south coast by Thursday night.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Sunny. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Stronger winds developing over Alpine areas. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 34.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 8:50 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]
Tuesday 1 December
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon, mainly in the east and clearing by the evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to northwesterly in the morning then turning southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 31.
Wednesday 2 December
Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the ranges in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1100 metres during the early morning. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning south to southeasterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 24.
Thursday 3 December
Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Monday.