Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, becoming less likely this afternoon. Possible hail during the morning and afternoon. Winds W/SW 30 to 45 km/h, easing to 15 to 30 km/h tonight. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 17. High.
Friday Becoming cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h tending SW in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the Otways, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||11||20||50%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 13||70||SSE 23||49|
||7||21||20%||< 1mm||Nil||S 17||73||S 19||32|
||11||18||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 5||71||SSW 16||60|
||11||20||50%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 8||72||SSE 17||52|
||12||19||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 7||77||SSW 14||64|
||13||19||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 7||75||SSW 15||62|
||8||21||50%||< 1mm||Nil||WSW 8||68||SSE 13||39|
||11||18||60%||< 1mm||Nil||W 9||83||SW 14||67|
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