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Current Warnings
 

Central Forecast

  • Friday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers later this evening. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the east, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Min 8 Max 13.

  • Sunday Cloudy. The chance of fog in the west in the early morning. High (80%) chance of showers near the Otways, medium (50%) chance elsewhere, mainly in the afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 1100 metres. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h.

  • Monday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the southeast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Areas of morning fog. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.

Issued Fri 16:18 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 %
Possible shower
7 13 50% < 1mm Nil NNW 12 80 NW 10 69
Mostly sunny
4 13 50% < 1mm Slight NNW 9 94 NNW 14 68
Late shower
0 10 60% < 1mm High N 9 100 NNW 17 80
Possible shower
6 13 50% 1-5mm Nil NNW 6 83 NW 8 62
Late shower
5 13 50% < 1mm Slight NW 5 93 NW 10 68
Possible shower
8 14 50% 1-5mm Nil NW 7 80 NW 8 64
Possible shower
8 13 50% 1-5mm Nil NNW 8 80 NW 6 63
Late shower
2 11 50% < 1mm Moderate NNW 7 90 NNW 10 67
Possible shower
6 13 50% 1-5mm Nil NNW 8 83 NW 7 65
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