Weather Outlook for Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula
Forecast issued at 4:24 pm EDT on Thursday 5 December 2013.
A cold and vigorous southwesterly airflow over Victoria in the wake of
a trough. The trough is currently over eastern Bass Strait and forecast
to move to the Tasman Sea this evening. A high pressure system will
move across the Bight to be over southwest Victoria by late Friday
before moving to the Tasman Sea on Saturday. The next trough and
associated cold front will cross the Bight late Saturday and early
Sunday to reach southwestern Victoria later Sunday afternoon. The
trough is likely to be slow moving over central and eastern districts
on Monday as another cold front approaches southwestern Victoria late
in the day.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday
Partly cloudy. Showers easing during the evening. Gusty winds and
possible hail with showers. Isolated snow showers in the east above
1100 metres. Isolated thunderstorms this evening. Winds southwesterly
30 to 40 km/h, decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the late evening.
Friday 6 December
Partly cloudy. Patches of light frost about the ranges early in the
morning. The chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Winds west
to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening. Overnight
temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures
reaching between 16 and 20.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 9:10 am to 5:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11
Saturday 7 December
Partly cloudy. Fog early in the morning. The chance of light showers
near the coast in the morning. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to
20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early
afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 12 with
daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Sunday 8 December
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers possible during the afternoon and
evening. Winds northerly 25 to 35 km/h tending north to northwesterly
30 to 45 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to
southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures
falling to around 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high
Monday 9 December
Cloudy. Patchy rain contracting east and clearing during the evening.
Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southeast to
southwesterly during the afternoon then tending northwest to
southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures
falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low
to mid 20s.
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