IDV17003
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Victoria

Northern Country District Forecast
Issued at 5:40 am EDT on Friday 22 February 2019 for the period until midnight EDT Monday 25 February 2019.

Warning Information
Details of warnings are available on the Bureau's website www.bom.gov.au, by telephone 1300-659-217* or through some TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation
A high pressure system over western Bass Strait will move slowly southeast to be located southwest of Tasmania by tonight, then move east during Saturday to be located over the southern Tasman Sea by Sunday morning. The high will then remain slow moving during Monday as a weak cold front slides southeast towards Tasmania and an associated low pressure trough approaches western Victoria.

Forecast for the rest of Friday 22 February Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Bendigo Sunny. Max 29
Echuca Sunny. Max 31
Shepparton Sunny. Max 31

Fire Danger:
Very High

Sun protection 9:40am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

Forecast for Saturday 23 February
Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h turning southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Bendigo Sunny. Min 12 Max 30

Echuca Sunny. Min 13 Max 32

Shepparton Sunny. Min 13 Max 33

Forecast for Sunday 24 February
Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to northeasterly during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Bendigo Sunny. Min 14 Max 32

Echuca Sunny. Min 16 Max 32

Shepparton Sunny. Min 15 Max 32

Forecast for Monday 25 February
Mostly sunny. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Bendigo Mostly sunny. Min 16 Max 31
Echuca Mostly sunny. Min 16 Max 31
Shepparton Mostly sunny. Min 15 Max 31

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EDT Friday.

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