Central District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Tuesday 22 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies across Victoria as a weakening low pressure system moves across central New South Wales. The ridge will persist over northern Victoria today as a cold front approaches from the southwest. This cold front will cross Victoria during Wednesday, then a high pressure system over the Bight will extend a ridge over northern Victoria on Thursday. The ridge will strengthen over Victoria later in the day and persist over the State during Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

A mostly sunny morning, with cloud increasing during the afternoon. Areas of fog and frost in the west early this morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the Otways this afternoon. Winds northwesterly 10 to 20 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 17.

Sun protection 11:20am to 2:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Becoming cloudy. Geelong 16
Partly cloudy. Ballarat 13
Becoming cloudy. Scoresby 16
Becoming cloudy. Yarra Glen 17
Becoming cloudy. Frankston 14
Mostly sunny. Wonthaggi 15

Wednesday 23 August

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1200 metres at night. Winds northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

Thursday 24 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog in the east. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 900 metres. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

Friday 25 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog in the east. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.

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

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