Northern Country District

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Monday 18 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of the Bight extends a ridge over Victoria. The high will move slowly eastwards, maintaining a cool to mild southwesterly flow over the state, while a weak cold front clips Bass Strait in the evening. Winds will easing during Tuesday as the high becomes centred west of Tasmania. Another high is expected to develop just off the NSW coast during Wednesday while the high west of Tasmania begins to weaken. A warmer northerly flow will develop during Thursday as a trough over inland Australia extends towards northern Victoria, moving to the far northeast and bringing a weak southwest to southerly change to the state on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Clear. Winds southwesterly 20 to 25 km/h turning southerly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

Tuesday 19 January

Sunny. Winds southerly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Fire Danger - Very High

Sun protection 9:20am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bendigo 11 25
Sunny. Shepparton 12 28
Sunny. Echuca 11 27

Wednesday 20 January

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending south to southeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Thursday 21 January

Sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northeasterly during the day then tending northwest to southwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid 30s.

Friday 22 January

Hot and mostly sunny. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending southerly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Tuesday.

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