Forecast issued at 5:42 am EDT on Sunday 9 March 2014.
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will move slowly eastwards over the next few days. A low pressure trough will form over the Bight today and will enter western Victoria on Monday afternoon before weakening overnight. A cold front will enter western Victoria on Tuesday afternoon and is expected to reach central Victoria at night then will cross the east of the State Wednesday morning.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early this morning. The chance of thunderstorms about the ranges during this afternoon. Winds northeast to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h near the coast this afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 33.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 10:00 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]
Monday 10 March
Partly cloudy. The chance of showers in the southwest during the evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 34.
Tuesday 11 March
Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and the chance of thunderstorms extending from the southwest in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.
Wednesday 12 March
Cloudy. Scattered showers until evening. The chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Sunday.