Central District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:18 pm EDT on Thursday 5 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system will develop south of Tasmania overnight as a cold front moves across Tasmania. The low will deepen on Friday as it moves over the Tasman Sea. The next high pressure system will remain well to the west of Victoria for the time being, allowing further cold fronts to cross Tasmania and Bass Strait on Saturday and Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h.

Friday 6 March

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the southeast, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Winds west to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 10:10 am to 5:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Geelong 13 21
Shower or two. Ballarat 9 18
Showers. Scoresby 12 20
Showers. Yarra Glen 9 20
Showers. Windy. Frankston 14 19
Showers easing. Windy. Wonthaggi 14 20

Saturday 7 March

Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southeast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h before dawn then tending west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Sunday 8 March

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the Otways in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

Monday 9 March

Mostly sunny morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely during the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending south to southwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Friday.

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