Forecast issued at 4:20 pm EDT on Friday 31 October 2014.
A cold front over western Victoria will cross the remainder of the State overnight and early Saturday and an associated deep low pressure system will pass just south of Tasmania later on Saturday. A high pressure system will move over Bight waters on Saturday night before drifting slowly towards western Victoria on Sunday then crossing the State Sunday night to reach the Tasman Sea on Monday. The high will move southeastwards over the southern Tasman Sea on Tuesday while a low pressure trough will reach western Victoria during the afternoon and central parts of the State in the evening.
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending westerly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.
Saturday 1 November
Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain during the early morning. Very high (80%) chance of showers during the afternoon and evening. Possible hail in the afternoon and evening. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before turning southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 9:50 am to 4:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]
Sunday 2 November
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending southerly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 18.
Monday 3 November
Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Tuesday 4 November
Partly cloudy, with chance of a late shower in the south. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before shifting southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon, then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Saturday.