Forecast issued at 4:32 pm EDT on Sunday 23 November 2014.
A high pressure ridge extends across Victoria ahead of a low pressure trough and cold front which will rapidly cross the State on Monday. Another cold front will move across Victoria on Tuesday night then a high pressure system over the Bight will drift slowly eastwards to be near Tasmania by Wednesday night. A high pressure ridge will extend through Bass Strait and into the Tasman Sea on Thursday as the parent high remains near Tasmania.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the southwest, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Monday 24 November
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 9:20 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]
Tuesday 25 November
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h tending southwesterly in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.
Wednesday 26 November
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before turning south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.
Thursday 27 November
Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Monday.