Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Saturday 27 August 2016.
A large high pressure system drifting eastwards across New South Wales extends a ridge southwards across Victoria. The high and ridge will reach the Tasman Sea on Monday. Meanwhile a low pressure system near southern Western Australia will move south of the Bight on Monday. Whilst the low will weaken on Tuesday, an associated trough will approach western Victoria Tuesday night and move across the State on Wednesday.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday
Partly cloudy. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Sunday 28 August
Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.
Sun protection 10:30am to 2:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Monday 29 August
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the south in the early morning then dry during the day. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the west in the evening. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.
Tuesday 30 August
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain developing during the morning. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 17.
Wednesday 31 August
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, clearing in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h turning west to northwesterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Sunday.