Official BOM State Forecast

IDV10310
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Victoria State Forecast
Issued at 4:30 pm EDT on Monday 1 March 2021
for the period until midnight EDT Friday 5 March 2021.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation
A cold front is clipping southern Victoria this afternoon and evening as a
large high pressure system develops south of the Bight. A cool south to
southwesterly airstream will persist on Tuesday and Wednesday as the high
remains stationary south of the Bight and extends a ridge eastwards across
southern Victoria. The high will remain slow moving during Thursday as another
front crosses Tasmania and Bass Strait, with the high approaching the west of
Tasmania on Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday 1 March
Isolated light showers on and south of the ranges, contracting to Gippsland
tonight. Dry elsewhere. Mostly cloudy in the south tending mostly clear across
the north. Moderate to fresh south to southwesterly winds.

Forecast for Tuesday 2 March
Cool and mostly cloudy in the south with isolated light showers, mainly over
the Yarra Ranges. Mild and mostly sunny in the north. Moderate to fresh south
to southwesterly winds.

Fire Danger:
High in the north

Forecast for Wednesday 3 March
A cool to mild and partly cloudy day in the south with isolated showers or
drizzle, mainly over Gippsland. Mild to warm and mostly sunny in the north.
Moderate to fresh south to southwesterly winds.

Forecast for Thursday 4 March
Isolated morning fog patches followed by a mild and partly cloudy day in the
south with isolated showers, mostly near the coast. Dry, warm and sunny in the
north. Moderate south to southwesterly winds, fresh at times about the coast.

Forecast for Friday 5 March
Isolated showers on and south of the ranges. Mild and mostly cloudy in the
south; warm and mostly sunny in the north. Moderate to fresh south to
southeasterly winds, tending light to moderate in eastern districts.

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

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