Central District Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:18 pm EDT on Thursday 23 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system lies over the Tasman Sea while a high pressure system lies just southwest of Tasmania. Both systems will move slowly eastwards on Friday. On Saturday, a weak trough of low pressure will move across Victoria then a cold front will move into the Bight later Sunday. The cold front is expected to cross Victoria on Monday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly clear. Winds southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h.

Friday 24 March

Partly cloudy. Areas of fog in the east in the early morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the Otways at night. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds northeast to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:30am to 4:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Geelong 14 26
Partly cloudy. Ballarat 11 25
Mostly sunny. Scoresby 12 27
Mostly sunny. Yarra Glen 9 28
Mostly sunny. Frankston 15 25
Partly cloudy. Wonthaggi 14 25

Saturday 25 March

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Sunday 26 March

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the ranges in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Monday 27 March

Mostly sunny morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 25 to 40 km/h shifting west to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 17 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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