Forecast issued at 5:00 am EDT on Thursday 2 April 2015.
A cold front and low pressure trough will will clear the far northeast of Victoria on Thursday morning as an associated low pressure system moves into the Tasman Sea. A large high pressure system lies over waters south of the Bight and will move closer to Tasmania on Thursday night and Friday. A trough of low pressure will extend from southern NSW to northeastern Victoria on Saturday and deepen across the State on Sunday. Meanwhile a low pressure system will form off the New South Wales coast late in the weekend.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday
Scattered showers over the north and east becoming isolated and contracting to the far eastern ranges and exposed Gippsland coast by the afternoon. Cool in the south, mild in the north. Moderate to fresh south to southwest winds easing and tending southerly.
Fire Danger - High to very high.
Friday 3 April
Fine. Cool in the south, mild in the north. Light to moderate southwest to southeasterly winds, fresh near the coast.
Saturday 4 April
Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the northeast. Isolated showers in the south. Mild to warm with light to moderate east to southeast winds, fresh near the coast. Winds tending southerly in the west.
Sunday 5 April
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in the east, mainly fine in the remainder. Light to moderate northeast to southeasterly winds in the east, light southwesterly winds in the west.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Thursday.