Victoria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Friday 28 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front over far eastern Victoria will clear away to the east this morning. A brief ridge of high pressure will follow across the State during today as another cold front crosses the Bight. This front will cross the State later Saturday and will be preceded by very strong and squally northerly winds. A weaker cold front will follow across the State on Sunday, forming into a low pressure system over the Tasman Sea on Monday. The next ridge of high pressure will approach western Victoria Monday night.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Isolated showers about the coast and also over eastern districts contracting eastwards during the morning and clearing during the afternoon. Showers falling as snow above 1200 metres. Possible morning thunderstorms near the coast. Patchy morning fog over the north. Cool to mild and partly cloudy with westerly winds easing then tending northerly in the west later and freshening during the evening.

Saturday 29 July

Strong and gusty northerly winds extending to most areas and locally reaching gale force over southern and mountain districts ahead of a late west to northwesterly change. Showers entering the southwest during the afternoon, then extending to remaining districts during the evening. Generally mild to warm conditions throughout.

Sunday 30 July

Scattered showers over southern and mountain districts, although only isolated showers over East Gippsland and over the northern plains. Isolated thunderstorms near the coast. A cool to mild day with moderate to fresh west to northwesterly winds.

Monday 31 July

Scattered showers over southern and mountain districts, falling as snow above 1400 metres, but lowering to 1100 metres. Mostly dry over the northern plains. Generally cool with a light to moderate southerly wind.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Friday.

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