Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 26 April 2017.
A low pressure system over the Tasman Sea along with a high over the Bight are directing a cold southerly airflow over Victoria which will ease on Thursday. A weak front will pass across Tasmania on Thursday night while the high remains over the Bight during Friday and Saturday. The high will extend a ridge over Victoria on Sunday as a cold front moves into the Bight.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower, becoming less likely later this evening. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Possible hail in the south. Winds south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Thursday 27 April
Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 16.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
Sun protection 10:30am to 2:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Friday 28 April
Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the west in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.
Saturday 29 April
Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 19.
Sunday 30 April
Areas of morning frost in the south. Patchy morning fog. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Thursday.