Victoria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 20 August 2019.

Weather Situation

A strong and unstable west to southwesterly airstream will persist across the State until Thursday as a series of cold fronts cross southern Victoria and a large high pressure system remains over the Bight. The high will move towards Victoria late Thursday then will drift across southern New South Wales on Friday. The next cold front will move over South Australia on Saturday as an associated low pressure system crosses waters south of the Bight.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Scattered showers mainly over southern and mountain areas, falling as snow on the Alpine peaks. Dry over the far northwest and over east Gippsland. Moderate to fresh west to northwesterly winds, strong and gusty at times about the coast.

Wednesday 21 August

Scattered showers over southern and mountain areas with isolated showers extending over the northern plains. Snow falling above 1500 metres. A cool day with fresh westerly winds, strong and gusty at times about southern and mountain areas and reaching gale force near the coast.

Thursday 22 August

Showers contracting to southern and mountain areas during the morning and becoming isolated, then clearing eastwards during the early afternoon. Snow falling above 1000 metres in the morning. Small hail about the East Gippsland coast during the day. A cool day with fresh to strong southwesterly winds gradually easing.

Friday 23 August

Areas of morning frost in the north. Isolated morning fog, otherwise dry. Partly cloudy over the west and south, but mostly sunny elsewhere. A cool day with light and variable winds, tending light to moderate northerly during the afternoon.

Saturday 24 August

Mostly dry. Isolated showers developing over the southwest then extending eastwards during the afternoon. Cool to mild with light to moderate northwesterly winds tending southwesterly.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Wednesday.

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