Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Thursday 23 March 2017.
A low pressure system lies over the Tasman Sea while a high pressure system lies just southwest of Tasmania. Both systems will move slowly eastwards today and Friday. On Saturday, a weak trough of low pressure will move across Victoria then a cold front will move into the Bight later Sunday.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday
Mostly sunny. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Fire Danger - High
Sun protection 10:40am to 5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]
Friday 24 March
Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Saturday 25 March
Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southeast in the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Sunday 26 March
Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Thursday.