Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Wednesday 2 September 2015.
A low pressure system just west of Adelaide extends a trough towards northwest Victoria. The system is moving eastwards and the low will cross northwestern Victoria this evening before tracking eastwards across southern NSW tonight to reach the Tasman Sea on Thursday. The next high pressure system will approach from the west during Friday and then move over the State during Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Winds northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h turning east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 15.
UV Alert from 10:30 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]
Thursday 3 September
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds southerly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching around 13.
Friday 4 September
Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the Otways, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.
Saturday 5 September
Cloudy. Morning fog. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 14.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Wednesday.