Forecast issued at 5:42 am EST on Tuesday 29 July 2014.
A cold front will approach southwestern Victoria this morning before slipping away to the southeast during the afternoon. A stronger cold front will move across the Bight to approach western Victoria Wednesday evening and will then move across the State on Thursday. Another cold front will cross the State early Friday, with an intense low pressure system moving through central and eastern Bass Strait.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. The chance of thunderstorms near the coast this morning. Winds northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 16.
No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]
Wednesday 30 July
Cloudy. Scattered showers. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h tending northwesterly early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.
Thursday 31 July
Cloudy. Rain developing during the morning, easing to scattered showers during the afternoon, and falling as snow above 500 metres during the evening. Possible hail and gusty winds in the afternoon and evening. The chance of thunderstorms near the coast during the afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h turning westerly 25 to 40 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.
Friday 1 August
Cloudy. Scattered showers, falling as snow above 500 metres in the morning. Possible hail and gusty winds during the morning. The chance of thunderstorms in the south until evening. Winds west to northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h shifting southerly during the day then tending south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 12.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Tuesday.