Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Monday 2 March 2015.
A high pressure system over southern Victoria will drift eastwards to the Tasman Sea as a weakening cold front moves across Tasmania tonight. A new high pressure ridge will briefly extend over Victoria on Tuesday. A stronger cold front will move from the Southern Ocean to cross Victoria late on Wednesday as an associated deep low passes well south of Tasmania. The next high pressure system will remain well to the west of Victoria until Friday, whilst further cold fronts rapidly cross south of Tasmania.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Tuesday 3 March
Cloudy. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then tending south to southwesterly in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 30.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 9:50 am to 5:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]
Wednesday 4 March
Sunny. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming westerly 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 29.
Thursday 5 March
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1700 metres. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h turning southwesterly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 23.
Friday 6 March
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 24.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Tuesday.