Central District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Thursday 1 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A cold front just east of Bass Strait will continue moving east today. A high pressure system over eastern South Australia will move rapidly east today, extending a ridge south over Victoria before moving over the NSW coast by the evening. The high will move over the Tasman Sea during Friday as a low pressure trough forms over the Bight, with northerly winds strengthening across Victoria. The trough is forecast to enter southwestern Victoria on Saturday before moving slowly east across the remainder of the State during the rest of the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

The chance of fog near the Yarra Valley early this morning. Partly cloudy morning then a sunny afternoon. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southeast this morning. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northwesterly 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 19.

Sun protection 9:20am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Geelong 19
Mostly sunny. Ballarat 16
Mostly sunny. Scoresby 19
Early fog. Mostly sunny. Yarra Glen 19
Becoming sunny. Frankston 19
Morning shower or two. Wonthaggi 17

Friday 2 October

Sunny. Winds northerly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Saturday 3 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the Otways, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds northerly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Sunday 4 October

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then shifting south to southwesterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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