Weather Outlook for Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula
Forecast issued at 5:42 am EDT on Monday 10 March 2014.
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will move slowly eastwards
over the next few days. A low pressure trough will enter western and
central districts today then will weaken overnight. A cold front front
crossing the Southern Ocean clip southern Victoria Tuesday afternoon
and evening with an associated trough crossing northern districts. The
front and trough will clear the east of the State Wednesday morning as
a new high pressure system forms south of the Bight. The high will
extend a ridge eastwards across Victoria on Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday
Mostly sunny morning. Isolated showers and thunderstorms possible
during this afternoon and evening, but mostly dry. Winds northerly 25
to 35 km/h tending northwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming
light in the evening. Afternoon coastal seabreezes to 20 km/h. Daytime
maximum temperatures 28 to 33.
Fire Danger - Very High
UV Alert from 10:10 am to 5:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very
Tuesday 11 March
Mostly sunny morning. Isolated showers during the afternoon and
evening, increasing to areas of rain during the evening. The chance of
thunderstorms in the southwest during the late afternoon and evening,
extending throughout during the evening. Winds northerly 30 to 45 km/h
tending northwesterly in the middle of the day then tending northwest
to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures
falling to around 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid
Wednesday 12 March
Cloudy. Isolated showers contracting to the Otways and clearing during
the afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms in the east in the morning.
Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning southerly 15 to 25 km/h
during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15
with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 21.
Thursday 13 March
Partly cloudy. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending east
to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight
temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures
reaching the low 20s.
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The complete Central District Forecast can be found
, in text form.