Official BOM State Forecast

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Victoria State Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Wednesday 27 October 2021
for the period until midnight EDT Sunday 31 October 2021.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation
A high over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge over eastern Victoria as a trough
crosses the Bight. The trough is forecast to enter western Victoria this
evening before developing into a low pressure system over western Victoria
later on Thursday. The low will move away to the southeast during Friday as a
high south of WA extends a ridge towards Victoria and Bass Strait. The ridge
will persist over Victoria as the high drifts eastwards to be near Adelaide by
Saturday night, then over the Tasman Sea by Monday morning.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday 27 October
Mostly sunny apart from isolated showers and thunderstorms developing in the
west during the late afternoon and evening. A warm day, hot in the northwest,
with light to moderate north to northeasterly winds, freshening across western
districts during the morning. Afternoon sea breezes about the Gippsland coast.

Forecast for Thursday 28 October
Isolated showers and the chance of a thunderstorm extending from the west to
become statewide from late morning, tending to scattered showers and isolated
gusty thunderstorms about western districts during the afternoon and evening.
Becoming windy at night, particularly about the elevated parts of the State. A
mostly cloudy day. Generally warm with moderate north to northeasterly winds
shifting cooler south to southeasterly in the southwest during the morning,
then across the south during the afternoon and evening.

Forecast for Friday 29 October
Scattered showers becoming isolated across the northern plains during the
morning and contracting to on and south of the ranges later in the day. The
chance of a thunderstorm across the east in the early morning. Snow possible
above 1200 metres later in the day. A cool and mostly cloudy day, milder in the
east. Moderate to fresh north to northeasterly winds becoming northwesterlies
early in the morning before shifting south to southwesterly from the west
during the day, tending locally strong near the coast.

Forecast for Saturday 30 October
Isolated showers on and south of the ranges, easing during the evening. Snow
possible above 1100 metres in the early morning, lifting to above 1400 metres
later in the day. A cool to cold and partly cloudy day with moderate
southwesterly winds tending locally fresh in the southeast during the morning.

Forecast for Sunday 31 October
Areas of fog and the chance of frost inland in the morning. A dry and mostly
sunny day, although partly cloudy with a possible shower about the southernmost
coasts. Cool to mild with light winds.

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

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