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Current Warnings
 

Central Forecast

  • Thursday Mostly sunny. Areas of frost and patchy fog this morning. Slight chance of a shower near the Otways, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 15.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Patchy morning fog. Slight chance of a shower near the Otways at night. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 14.

  • Saturday Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h shifting SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the southeast, slight chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.

Issued Wed 21:31 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 %
Mostly sunny
8 14 30% < 1mm Nil WNW 8 87 WSW 4 71
Mostly sunny
6 15 5% < 1mm Nil NW 9 96 SW 12 67
Mostly sunny
4 12 10% < 1mm Slight SSW 10 98 SSW 12 74
Mostly sunny
6 14 10% < 1mm Nil NNW 2 91 W 2 69
Mostly sunny
6 15 10% < 1mm Nil WNW 4 96 WNW 4 68
Mostly sunny
9 14 30% < 1mm Nil NNW 4 88 WNW 2 75
Mostly sunny
8 14 40% < 1mm Nil NNW 6 89 WNW 2 76
Mostly sunny
3 13 20% < 1mm Moderate NW 5 91 SW 6 67
Mostly sunny
7 14 40% < 1mm Nil NNW 6 89 WNW 4 76
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