Victoria Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Monday 6 April 2020.

Weather Situation

A large high pressure system drifting south of the Bight is extending a ridge towards Victoria. The high will move slowly eastwards during the week, crossing Bass Strait on Thursday, before reaching the Tasman Sea by Friday morning. A vigorous cold front will approach from the west during Friday, reaching western Victoria later in the day.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Isolated showers possible in the south but fine over the north. Light to moderate southwest to southerly winds.

Tuesday 7 April

Isolated showers in the south, although dry over most of Gippsland. Showers contracting to the coast during the afternoon. Dry over the north. Cool and mostly cloudy with light to moderate southerly winds.

Fire Danger - Low to Moderate.

Wednesday 8 April

Isolated morning fog in the south. Isolated showers in the south, mainly near the coast, clearing during the early afternoon. Isolated showers developing near the eastern ranges during the afternoon. A cool to mild and partly cloudy day with light to moderate south to southeasterly winds.

Thursday 9 April

Morning fog patches. Isolated showers over the northwest, mainly during the afternoon. Dry over southern and eastern areas. A generally mild and mostly sunny day with light winds,

Friday 10 April

Morning fog patches in Gippsland. Isolated showers in the east, widespread in the northeast and along the ranges. Mostly fine elsewhere, though scattered showers developing in the southwest in the evening. A mild to warm day with freshening northerly winds turning westerly in the far west at night.

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

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