Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Tuesday 24 May 2016.
A high pressure system over New South Wales will move slowly eastwards and reach the Tasman Sea by Wednesday evening. A cold front over the Bight will slip southeast of Tasmania on Wednesday then a trough will develop to the west before moving across Victoria during Thursday. Another low pressure system is expected to develop to the southwest of Victoria later on Thursday and move over the State later on Friday. Another high pressure system will develop over South Australia during Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Wednesday 25 May
Areas of morning fog. Cloud increasing. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west at night. Light winds becoming northerly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.
No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]
Thursday 26 May
Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, easing to showers during the morning. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.
Friday 27 May
Mostly sunny morning. High (70%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.
Saturday 28 May
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Wednesday.