Victoria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Monday 18 February 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure over eastern Victoria will contract eastwards and clear the State overnight as a cold front crosses Tasmania. The next ridge of high pressure will extend over inland Victoria on Tuesday. Another cold front crossing the Southern Ocean with reach far southwest Victoria late Wednesday and will move through Bass Strait Wednesday night. On Thursday then next high pressure system will move from waters south of the Bight to be centred just to the southwest of Victoria. On Friday the high will drift slowly southwards, passing south of Tasmania over the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Isolated showers and thunderstorms over the east clearing overnight. Isolated coastal showers to follow. Areas of smoke haze over East Gippsland. Moderate to fresh southwest to southerly winds extending throughout.

Tuesday 19 February

Areas of smoke haze over East Gippsland. Isolated light morning showers in the south, mainly near the coast. Mild and partly cloudy in the south, warmer and sunny in the north. Light to moderate south to southwesterly winds.

Fire Danger - Low to moderate in the south, generally high in the north.

Wednesday 20 February

Dry over most of the State, but isolated light showers or drizzle developing along the southwest coast, later extending to the central coast. Cool to mild and partly cloudy across the south, but warmer and sunny over the north with light to moderate southwest to southerly winds.

Thursday 21 February

Isolated light showers in the south, contracting to the southeast during the morning then clearing. Cool and partly cloudy over the south and mild and mostly sunny across the north with moderate to locally fresh southerly winds.

Friday 22 February

Dry. Warm and sunny over the north. Cool to mild in the south with areas of cloud over the south contracting to the coast. Moderate to locally fresh southeast to southerly winds.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Tuesday.

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