Central District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:21 pm EST on Sunday 24 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front approaching from the west will pass over Bass Strait tonight and early Monday, just clipping southern Victoria. A weak ridge of high pressure will then cross the State on Tuesday, followed by a weak low pressure system on Wednesday. The low and associated cold front will move over the southern Tasman Sea on Thursday while a ridge of high pressure develops over the Bight.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers near the Otways, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast early this evening. Winds northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h.

Monday 25 September

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1200 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges in the afternoon. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h tending southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 15.

Sun protection 10:00am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Geelong 8 16
Shower or two. Ballarat 6 12
Shower or two. Scoresby 9 14
Shower or two. Yarra Glen 8 15
Showers easing. Frankston 10 13
Showers easing. Wonthaggi 8 14

Tuesday 26 September

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Patchy fog in the early morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower at night. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 17.

Wednesday 27 September

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers until evening. The chance of afternoon thunderstorms near the Otways. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h turning northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 23.

Thursday 28 September

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of showers. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 17.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Monday.

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