Victoria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Thursday 12 December 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system to the south of the Bight drifts slowly east over the coming days and extends a ridge across southern Victoria. On Friday and Saturday a weak cold front crosses Tasmania. The high eventually reaches western Victoria on Sunday night, then moves over the State on Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Isolated light showers or drizzle about the coast. Areas of smoke haze about the eastern ranges. Cloudy in the south, mostly clear in the north. Moderate south to southwesterly winds, fresh at times near the coast.

Friday 13 December

Mostly cloudy across the south with isolated light showers or drizzle near the coast extending inland during the afternoon and evening. Dry and mostly sunny across the north. Areas of smoke haze about the eastern ranges. A cool to mild day with light to moderate west to southwest winds, freshening about the coast later in the day.

Fire Danger - Generally high in the north, low-moderate elsewhere

Saturday 14 December

Mostly cloudy across the south with isolated showers, more frequent about western Gippsland during the morning. Dry and mostly sunny across the north. Areas of smoke haze about the eastern ranges. Cool to mild in the south but warm over the far north. Moderate west to southwesterly winds, fresh about the coast.

Sunday 15 December

Mostly cloudy across the south with the slight chance of a morning shower about the south Gippsland coast. Dry and mostly sunny in the north. Areas of smoke haze about the eastern ranges. Mild in the south and warm over the north. Light to moderate west to southwesterly winds and fresh afternoon coastal seabreezes.

Monday 16 December

Isolated morning showers about far east Gippsland. Early fog patches in the south. Some morning cloud in the south clearing to a mild to warm day. Hot to Very hot in the northwest. Light to moderate southerly winds.

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

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