Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Thursday 27 October 2016.
A high pressure system just west of Victoria will drift slowly eastwards over the State on Friday, reaching the Tasman Sea on Saturday. A strong cold front will link with a trough over the Bight region late on Saturday before crossing Victoria on Sunday. A cold unstable west to southwesterly airflow will follow the front on Monday and another cold front is likely to affect southern Victoria on Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday
Mostly clear. Light winds.
Friday 28 October
Partly cloudy. Areas of frost and patchy fog in the early morning. Light winds becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.
Sun protection 9:30am to 4:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]
Saturday 29 October
Patchy fog in the early morning. Mostly sunny day. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.
Sunday 30 October
Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 1000 metres later in the day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwest to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h becoming northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then tending westerly 25 to 35 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 26.
Monday 31 October
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the morning. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h turning northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Friday.