Official BOM State Forecast

IDV10310
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Victoria State Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Thursday 12 December 2019
for the period until midnight EDT Monday 16 December 2019.

Warning Information
Details of warnings are available on the Bureau's website www.bom.gov.au, by
telephone 1300-659-217* or through some TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation
A high pressure system to the south of the Bight drifts slowly east over the
coming days and extends a ridge across southern Victoria. On Friday and
Saturday a weak cold front crosses Tasmania. The high eventually reaches
western Victoria on Sunday night, then moves over the State on Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday 12 December
Isolated light showers or drizzle about the coast. Areas of smoke haze about
the eastern ranges. Cloudy in the south, mostly clear in the north. Moderate
south to southwesterly winds, fresh at times near the coast.

Forecast for Friday 13 December
Mostly cloudy across the south with isolated light showers or drizzle near the
coast extending inland during the afternoon and evening. Dry and mostly sunny
across the north. Areas of smoke haze about the eastern ranges. A cool to mild
day with light to moderate west to southwest winds, freshening about the coast
later in the day.

Fire Danger:
Generally high in the north, low-moderate elsewhere

Forecast for Saturday 14 December
Mostly cloudy across the south with isolated showers, more frequent about
western Gippsland during the morning. Dry and mostly sunny across the north.
Areas of smoke haze about the eastern ranges. Cool to mild in the south but
warm over the far north. Moderate west to southwesterly winds, fresh about the
coast.

Forecast for Sunday 15 December
Mostly cloudy across the south with the slight chance of a morning shower about
the south Gippsland coast. Dry and mostly sunny in the north. Areas of smoke
haze about the eastern ranges. Mild in the south and warm over the north. Light
to moderate west to southwesterly winds and fresh afternoon coastal seabreezes.

Forecast for Monday 16 December
Isolated morning showers about far east Gippsland. Early fog patches in the
south. Some morning cloud in the south clearing to a mild to warm day. Hot to
Very hot in the northwest. Light to moderate southerly winds.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EDT Friday.

* Calls to 1300 numbers cost around 27.5c incl. GST, higher from mobiles or
public phones.


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