Forecast issued at 5:03 am EDT on Monday 24 November 2014.
A low pressure trough and cold front will rapidly cross Victoria today. Another cold front will move across Victoria on Tuesday then a high pressure system over the Bight will drift slowly eastwards to be near Tasmania by Wednesday night. This high will extend a ridge across Bass Strait to the Tasman Sea on Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Moderate northerly winds, strengthening over elevated areas in the east, ahead of a cooler southwesterly change in the west during the morning, extending to the east by the evening. Showers and isolated thunderstorms tending to rain areas and isolated thunderstorms during the day and contracting eastwards with the change. Isolated showers following the change in the south.
Fire Danger - High to very high in the northwest.
Tuesday 25 November
Isolated showers in the south but dry north of the divide. A cool to mild day with moderate southwesterly winds, fresh near the coast.
Wednesday 26 November
Isolated showers in the south, mainly during the morning. Dry in the north. Cool to mild in the south, warmer in the north. Light to moderate southwest to southerly winds, fresh at times near the coast.
Thursday 27 November
Isolated showers in the east, clearing. Mild in the south, warmer in the north, with light to moderate south to southeasterly winds.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Monday.