Thursday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the south coast. Light winds.
Friday Mostly sunny morning. Areas of morning frost in the north. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending N 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Gusty winds in the SW in the morning. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Light winds.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the Southwest Capes. Areas of morning frost in the north. Light winds.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||18||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 8||82||NE 7||60|
||3||17||40%||< 1mm||Moderate||ENE 3||89||NE 3||55|
||7||17||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 6||86||NNE 8||56|
Melbourne has had its coldest day since last September, with heavy rain and flurries in Alpine areas.
For those among us wanting to balance out our participation in Earth Hour, the Vivid Light, Music and Ideas Festival opens in Sydney this on Friday.
Australia's Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has released modelling showing the latest El Nino cycle is over, but could now lead to a wet winter after a devastating 14 months of drought and famine across the Pacific.