Central District Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EDT on Saturday 23 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge extends across Bass Strait to a high centred over the Tasman Sea. The ridge will weaken over central Victoria during Sunday as hot northerly winds develop across the State. A trough developing over central Australia will move into western Victoria during Monday, weakening ahead of a cold front which will move over the State later Monday, clearing the East during Tuesday. The trough will deepen again over northern Victoria on Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Clear. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Sunday 24 January

Hot and mostly sunny. The chance of fog in the south in the early morning. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 38.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:20am to 5:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Geelong 14 31
Hot and mostly sunny. Ballarat 15 37
Hot and mostly sunny. Scoresby 14 38
Hot and mostly sunny. Yarra Glen 15 38
Mostly sunny. Frankston 15 33
Mostly sunny. Wonthaggi 13 31

Monday 25 January

Very hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 41.

Tuesday 26 January

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds southeast to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Wednesday 27 January

Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds southerly 25 to 35 km/h turning southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

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

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