Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Thursday 26 May 2016.
A cold front is expected to move to the east of the State this evening. A low pressure system will develop to the southwest of Victoria early on Friday then move across the State, towards NSW later on Friday and on Saturday morning. A high pressure system will develop over South Australia later on Saturday then move across New South Wales on Sunday, extending a ridge across Victoria into early next week.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
- West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots.
- Below 1 metre.
- Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Friday 27 May
- Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre west of Sandy Point.
- Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Saturday 28 May
- Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
- Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres west of Sandy Point during the afternoon.
- Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Sunday 29 May
- West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon.
- Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
- Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Monday 30 May
- Variable below 10 knots.
- Below 0.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EST Friday.