Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Thursday 2 April 2015.
A cold front and low pressure trough will will clear the far northeast of Victoria on Thursday morning as an associated low pressure system moves into the Tasman Sea. A large high pressure system lies over waters south of the Bight and will move closer to Tasmania on Thursday night and Friday. A trough of low pressure will extend from southern NSW to northeastern Victoria on Saturday and deepen across the State on Sunday. Meanwhile a low pressure system will form off the New South Wales coast late in the weekend.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers this morning. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h turning southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 20.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 10:30 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]
Friday 3 April
Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.
Saturday 4 April
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges in the afternoon and evening. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.
Sunday 5 April
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 24.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Thursday.