Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Monday 23 January 2017.
A high pressure system is centred over the Tasman Sea. A cold front and associated low pressure trough approaching from the west will cross Victoria overnight and Tuesday morning. A high pressure system will move over the Bight on Tuesday and extend a ridge over southern Victoria on Wednesday and Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Mostly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the north, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges this evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to northwesterly in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Fire Danger - High
Sun protection 9:20am to 6:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]
Tuesday 24 January
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers near the Otways, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h shifting southerly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.
Wednesday 25 January
Sunny. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming southerly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.
Thursday 26 January
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of drizzle near the coast in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 28.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Monday.