Official BOM State Forecast

IDV10310
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Victoria State Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Monday 21 October 2019
for the period until midnight EDT Friday 25 October 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 will drift across Bass Strait tonight and during Tuesday
and will become centred over the Tasman Sea on Wednesday. The next cold front
and associated trough will approach far western Victoria late Thursday night
and will sweep across Victoria Friday introducing a colder, unstable westerly
airflow.

Forecast for the rest of Monday 21 October
Dry and generally clear tonight with generally light southerly winds.

Forecast for Tuesday 22 October
Local fog and areas of cloud over southern Victoria clearing during the
morning. A mild and sunny day to follow, although a little cooler along the
coastal fringe with afternoon seabreezes. Warm and sunny across the north with
light winds.

Fire Danger:
Generally low to moderate, but reaching high over the North Central and
Northeast districts.

Forecast for Wednesday 23 October
Early fog patches over Gippsland and south central Victoria, otherwise a sunny
day. Warm to hot inland with light winds. Milder near the coast with afternoon
seabreezes.

Forecast for Thursday 24 October
Warm to hot and sunny with moderate northerly winds, freshening during the
evening. Isolated thundery showers reaching the far west towards midnight,
otherwise dry.

Forecast for Friday 25 October
Warm with strong and gusty northerly winds during the early morning ahead of a
colder squally westerly change extending eastwards. Isolated thunderstorms
possible with the change and scattered showers, local hail and thunder over
southern and mountain districts following the change and snowfalls developing
over Alpine areas late in the day. Only isolated showers over the northern
plains following the change with areas of raised dust possible over the
northwest.

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

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


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