Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Sunday 4 December 2016.
A high pressure system is over the Tasman Sea. A cold front will cross waters south of the Bight this morning and is expected to reach western Victoria late in the evening before crossing the remainder of the State overnight and Monday morning. The next high pressure ridge will develop over the Bight on Monday and extend across Victoria on Tuesday and Wednesday. On Thursday another cold front will cross the State.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday
Mostly sunny morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the late morning then decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 38.
Fire Danger - Very High
Sun protection 9:10am to 5:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]
Monday 5 December
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the east in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the early morning. Winds northwesterly 20 to 25 km/h turning southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.
Tuesday 6 December
Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.
Wednesday 7 December
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower during the evening. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Sunday.