Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Wednesday 4 March 2015.
A high pressure ridge extends from the Bight to southern Victoria. A strong cold front south of the Bight will enter southwestern Victoria later today and then sweep across the rest of the State early Thursday morning, as an associated deep low passes well south of Tasmania. The next high pressure system will remain well to the west of Victoria for the time being, as further cold fronts will cross Tasmania late Thursday and during Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Sunny. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 10:00 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]
Thursday 5 March
Partly cloudy. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending south to southwesterly in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.
Friday 6 March
Partly cloudy. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Saturday 7 March
Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Wednesday.