Forecast issued at 4:39 pm EDT on Wednesday 29 March 2017.
A cold front over southwest Victoria will reach central districts during the evening and cross the remainder of the State overnight. A ridge of high pressure will extend over northern Victoria on Friday, with a weak cold front affecting southern Victoria on Saturday. A high pressure system will then develop over the Bight and extend a ridge across Tasmania on Sunday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Scattered showers over the southwest extending across remaining southern and mountain districts. Isolated showers developing over the north, but remaining fine in the northeast. Cooler gusty southwesterly winds extending from the west.
Thursday 30 March
Scattered showers over southern and mountain areas, becoming isolated and generally contracting to the coast. Isolated clearing showers over the northeast, otherwise dry and partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers on the peaks clearing during the day. A cool to mild day with moderate to fresh south to southwesterly winds.
Fire Danger - Low to moderate in the south, high in the north.
Friday 31 March
Isolated showers over southern and mountain districts, mainly near the coast. Dry and mostly sunny over the north. Cool to mild and partly cloudy with light to moderate southwest to southerly winds.
Saturday 1 April
Isolated showers over southern and mountain districts, but fine over much of the north. A cool to mild and partly cloudy day with winds tending moderate to fresh southwest to southerly.
Sunday 2 April
Isolated showers over southern and mountain districts, mainly near the coast. Cool to mild with light to moderate south to southeasterly winds
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Thursday.