Central District Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:16 pm EST on Wednesday 24 August 2016.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system is expected to develop off the northern NSW coast on Wednesday before moving away to the southeast on Thursday. Meanwhile on Thursday a weak cold front and upper level trough will affect southern Victoria while a high pressure system crosses the Bight. The high will move over New South Wales during the weekend, extending a ridge over Victoria.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h turning west to southwesterly in the evening.

Thursday 25 August

Cloudy. Areas of frost about the ranges in the early morning. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 800 metres. Possible hail in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending south to southwesterly in the middle of the day then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
A few showers. Geelong 5 13
Shower or two. Ballarat 2 10
A few showers. Scoresby 5 12
Showers. Yarra Glen 3 12
Showers. Frankston 7 12
Showers. Wonthaggi 6 13

Friday 26 August

Partly cloudy. Areas of fog and frost about the ranges in the morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the southeast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before tending west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.

Saturday 27 August

Partly cloudy. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

Sunday 28 August

Partly cloudy. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Thursday.

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