Official BOM State Forecast

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Victoria State Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Wednesday 2 December 2020
for the period until midnight EDT Sunday 6 December 2020.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation
A high pressure system just south of Adelaide currently extends a ridge across
Victoria to another high developing off the New South Wales coast, with the
ridge to remain in place tomorrow while the eastern high continues eastwards
over the Tasman Sea. A cold front will cross Tasmania on Friday, briefly
intruding on the ridge during the day, with the western high centre to then
move near the New South Wales coast in the evening. A deep low moving east over
the Southern Ocean will extend a trough over western Victoria Saturday morning,
followed by a cold front which will cross the state in the evening. The low
will then spin another cold front towards Victoria late Sunday as it passes
south of Tasmania.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 2 December
Dry and partly cloudy with light to moderate southwesterly winds, fresher about
the east coast.

Forecast for Thursday 3 December
Cool at first with possible fog about the south, then a dry, mild to warm and
mostly sunny day. Light winds and moderate afternoon coastal sea breezes.

Fire Danger:
Low-moderate, high in the north

Forecast for Friday 4 December
Dry and sunny. Mild in the south, warm across the north. Moderate west to
southwesterly winds, fresh at times about the coast.

Forecast for Saturday 5 December
Showers extending from the west during the day, most frequent about southern
and mountain areas during the afternoon and evening. Isolated thunderstorms,
contracting east and clearing at night. Areas of raised dust in the northwest
during the afternoon. A warm and mostly cloudy day, with fresh to strong and
gusty northerly winds ahead of a cooler, strong and squally westerly change
extending from the west during the afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Sunday 6 December
Showers about southern and mountain areas, although little reaching East
Gippsland. Cool to mild and mostly cloudy, with fresh and gusty westerly winds,
strong about the coast.

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

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