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Current Warnings
 

Central Forecast

  • Friday Clear. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the late evening.

  • Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the morning, clearing by early afternoon. Winds N/NW 35 to 50 km/h tending NW/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers near the Otways, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 30 to 45 km/h.

  • Monday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 500 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the morning. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h tending W/SW during the morning then becoming light during the evening.

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h.

Issued Fri 16:24 EST

Central Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Rain clearing
7 12 70% < 1mm Nil WSW 22 82 WSW 20 53
Rain clearing
6 13 70% < 1mm Nil WSW 19 87 W 18 53
Rain clearing
4 9 90% < 1mm Slight WSW 17 96 SW 19 66
Rain clearing
7 12 80% 1-5mm Nil WNW 15 89 NW 10 57
Rain clearing
6 13 70% < 1mm Nil WSW 14 91 W 11 53
Rain clearing
7 12 80% 1-5mm Nil WSW 19 88 WSW 16 60
Rain clearing
8 12 80% 1-5mm Nil WSW 20 88 WSW 16 60
Rain clearing
6 10 70% < 1mm Nil WNW 18 92 W 12 61
Rain clearing
6 12 90% 1-5mm Nil WSW 21 92 W 18 62
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