Central District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:42 am EST on Wednesday 30 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A strong cold front will move from south of Western Australia northeastwards to cross Victoria during Thursday while a deep complex low pressure system passes south of Tasmania. Another cold front will move from the Southern Ocean to cross Victoria on Friday with a very cold southwest to southerly airflow extending over the State. The next high pressure system will then rapidly approach from the Bight, reaching western Victoria late on Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Scattered showers. Winds northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h decreasing to 30 to 40 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 17.

No UV Alert, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Windy. Geelong 17
A few showers. Windy. Ballarat 13
A few showers. Scoresby 17
A few showers. Yarra Glen 16
A few showers. Becoming windy. Frankston 15
A few showers. Becoming windy. Wonthaggi 16

Thursday 31 July

Cloudy. Areas of rain developing late in the morning, easing to isolated showers at night. Showers falling as snow above 800 metres at night. Possible hail and thunderstorms during the evening. Winds northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h increasing to 50 to 70 km/h in the morning then turning westerly 25 to 45 km/h during the late afternoon and evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

Friday 1 August

Cloudy. Scattered showers, falling as snow above 500 metres, mainly in the east. The chance of thunderstorms with hail until evening. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning southwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 11.

Saturday 2 August

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog and frost. Isolated showers, falling as snow above 600 metres until evening. Patches of morning fog and frost. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 5 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.

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

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