Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Sunday 22 January 2017.
A high pressure system centred off the NSW coast extends a ridge across Victoria. A cold front and associated low pressure trough will develop over the Bight during Monday, with the trough entering western Victoria on Monday evening and crossing the remainder of the State on Tuesday. A high pressure system will move over the Bight on Tuesday and extend a ridge over southern Victoria on Wednesday and Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Clear. Light winds and afternoon seabreezes.
Monday 23 January
Becoming cloudy with showers extending from the west but only isolated showers possible over the far north and east. Isolated thunderstorms possible over the northwest during the evening. A warm to hot day with a moderate to locally fresh northwesterly wind turning westerly in the far west at night.
Fire Danger - High to Very High.
Tuesday 24 January
Scattered showers contracting to the east during the morning and clearing during the afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms possible over the north during the early morning. Cool to mild and partly cloudy across the south, warmer and becoming sunny in the north. Moderate southwesterly winds extending throughout and freshening during the afternoon.
Wednesday 25 January
Sunny. A mild to warm day with light to moderate southerly winds, freshening about the coast during the afternoon.
Thursday 26 January
Isolated morning drizzle in the south then becoming sunny in the afternoon. Dry and sunny in the north. A mild to warm day with light to moderate southerly winds.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Monday.