Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Wednesday 2 December 2015.
A high pressure system will cross Bight waters today before moving over Victoria on Thursday to reach the Tasman Sea on Friday. The high will then weaken and move northwards as a cold front moves across the southern Tasman Sea on Saturday. A new high will pass well south of the Bight in the wake of the front to be south of Tasmania by Sunday while a low deepens just south of Western Australia during the weekend.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Mostly sunny. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning southerly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 9:10 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]
Thursday 3 December
Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 20s.
Friday 4 December
Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.
Saturday 5 December
Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Wednesday.