Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Wednesday 26 October 2016.
A low pressure trough over western and central Victoria will contract to far eastern Victoria this afternoon before clearing. A cold front will cross Bass Strait tonight, just clipping southern Victoria. The next high pressure system will approach Victoria on Thursday before drifting over the State on Friday and moving across to the Tasman Sea on Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Mostly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain, clearing eastwards by early afternoon, Then just the slight (30%) chance of showers near the coast late afternoon and evening. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 17.
Sun protection 10:00am to 5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]
Thursday 27 October
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending southerly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.
Friday 28 October
Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost in the north. Patchy morning fog in the southeast. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.
Saturday 29 October
Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the evening. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Wednesday.