Official BOM State Forecast

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Victoria State Forecast
Issued at 5:00 am EDT on Saturday 27 February 2021
for the period until midnight EDT Tuesday 2 March 2021.

Warning Information
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Weather Situation
A high pressure ridge extends over Victorian coastal waters as a low pressure
trough over NSW extends south over Victoria and western Bass Strait. The trough
is expected to cross central and eastern waters on Sunday as a cold front
crosses the Southern Ocean. The front is expected to move through Bass Strait
and Tasmania on Monday as a large high pressure system develops south of the
Bight. A cool southwesterly airstream will persist on Tuesday as the high
remains south of the Bight and extends a ridge eastwards across southern

Forecast for the rest of Saturday 27 February
Early morning fog in the south. A mild to warm and sunny day apart from patchy
high cloud at times. Light winds and afternoon coastal sea breezes.

Fire Danger:
Low to Moderate.

Forecast for Sunday 28 February
The chance of morning fog in the south. A warm to hot day and mostly sunny day,
mild along the coast. Light to moderate northeast to northwesterly winds,
tending west to southwesterly over the west during the afternoon.

Forecast for Monday 1 March
The chance of morning fog in the south. Isolated light showers or drizzle over
southern and eastern districts. A cool to mild and partly cloudy day in the
south tending warm and mostly sunny in the north. Moderate to fresh
southwesterly winds in the west, becoming strong at times about the coastal

Forecast for Tuesday 2 March
Isolated light showers or drizzle near the coast. A cool to mild and partly
cloudy day with moderate south to southwesterly winds.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EDT Saturday.

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