Central District Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Monday 1 May 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge across Victoria. A cold front approaching from the west will enter the far southwest of the State later this morning, reaching central districts and the southeast during the evening. The front will then weaken and move east over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday as another high develops in the Bight. The high is forecast to be centred just south of Adelaide by midday Wednesday then move across Victoria on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely late this afternoon and evening. Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 20.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:50am to 2:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers developing. Geelong 20
Showers increasing. Ballarat 16
Late showers. Scoresby 20
Late showers. Yarra Glen 19
Showers developing. Frankston 19
Showers increasing. Wonthaggi 21

Tuesday 2 May

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 16.

Wednesday 3 May

Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning south to southeasterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 16.

Thursday 4 May

Mostly sunny. Patchy morning fog in the east. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the Otways. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 18.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Monday.

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