Forecast issued at 5:41 am EST on Sunday 20 April 2014.
A high pressure system centred over northwestern Victoria will drift eastwards during Sunday and Monday to reach the central Tasman Sea by Tuesday. A cold front will move across Bass Strait later on Sunday followed by another front which will reach far western Victoria late on Monday. This front will cross the remainder of the State on Tuesday as a weak high pressure system develops over the Bight. Yet another cold front is expected to cross Bass Strait late Wednesday and early Thursday with a high pressure ridge developing over northern Victoria during Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers near the coast. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures around 18.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 10:40 am to 2:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Monday 21 April
Partly cloudy. Scattered showers, mainly near the coast. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.
Tuesday 22 April
Cloudy. Scattered showers until evening. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.
Wednesday 23 April
Cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Isolated showers in the south. Winds west to northwesterly and light increasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Sunday.