Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Wednesday 17 September 2014.
A cold front over southern Victoria will move into the Tasman Sea this evening as a high pressure system develops over the Bight. The high will move slowly eastwards during the remainder of the week to be over Victoria on Sunday and Monday before moving over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Scattered showers with local hail over southern and eastern districts becoming isolated during the evening and mostly contracting to the coast. Showers falling as snow above 1000 metres. Moderate to fresh southwesterly winds, strong at times near the coast.
Thursday 18 September
Isolated showers over southern and mountain districts, scattered over South Gippsland. Snow showers above 1000 metres. Early frost patches in the north then a cool day with moderate southwesterly winds, fresh to strong at times about the east coast.
Friday 19 September
Partly cloudy in the south with isolated showers near the coast. Early frost inland then mostly sunny in the north. A cool day with light to moderate southerly winds.
Saturday 20 September
Partly cloudy in the south with isolated showers possible near the coast clearing in the afternoon. Early frost inland then mostly sunny in the north. A cool to mild day with light to moderate southerly winds.
Sunday 21 September
Early frost inland then mostly sunny. A mild day with light southerly winds, a little cooler near the coast with afternoon seabreezes.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Thursday.