Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Wednesday 27 May 2015.
A high pressure system over the New South Wales coast will move eastwards over the Tasman Sea during Wednesday. A weakening cold front crossing Bight waters will brush the southwest coast of Victoria this afternoon then slide away to the southeast but a second stronger cold front will cross Bight waters. This front will enter the southwest of the State early on Thursday afternoon and reach the far east Thursday night. A weak high pressure ridge will extend across northern Victoria on Friday then more cold fronts will generate south of the Bight, the first of which should affect southern Victoria on Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, becoming less likely in the afternoon. Light northerly winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 20.
No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]
Thursday 28 May
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.
Friday 29 May
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.
Saturday 30 May
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 4 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Wednesday.