Central District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EDT on Friday 18 October 2019.

Weather Situation

A weak high pressure ridge is located over Victoria as a cold front crosses the Bight. The front will reach western Victoria this afternoon and central districts at night before moving away to the east on Saturday as a high pressure system develops over the Bight. The high is forecast to be located near Adelaide by Sunday night and over western Bass Strait by Monday evening.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

The chance of fog in the east early this morning. Mostly sunny morning but cloud increasing later with the high (70%) chance of showers late this afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then increasing to 50 km/h before turning westerly 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 22.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:50am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Late shower or two. Windy. Geelong 21
Early frost. Late shower or two. Windy. Ballarat 17
Late shower or two. Windy. Scoresby 21
Late shower or two. Windy. Yarra Glen 21
Late showers. Windy. Frankston 22
Late showers. Becoming windy. Wonthaggi 21

Saturday 19 October

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, chiefly in the afternoon and early evening. Snowfalls above 1000 metres. The risk of thunderstorms and hail in the afternoon and early evening. Winds westerly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

Sunday 20 October

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the east, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

Monday 21 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of showers near the Yarra Valley. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.

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

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