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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip

Issued at 4:40 pm EST on Wednesday 24 April 2024
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 28 April 2024.

Please be aware
Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

Warning Information

For latest warnings go to www.bom.gov.au, subscribe to RSS feeds, call 1300 659 210* or listen for warnings on relevant TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends over the State from a high in the Bight, with a weak trough forecast to cross coastal waters late this evening into Thursday morning. The high pressure system moves closer over the coming days and then crosses Victoria over the weekend, with the next cold front approaching over the Southern Ocean late Sunday.

Forecast for Wednesday 24 April until midnight

Winds: Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, shifting westerly 15 to 20 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Thursday 25 April

Winds: Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Forecast for Friday 26 April

Winds: Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Forecast for Saturday 27 April

Winds: Southwesterly below 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly during the morning then shifting south to southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Sunday 28 April

Winds: East to northeasterly below 10 knots tending northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Mostly sunny.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EST Thursday.

* Calls to 1300 number cost around 27.5c inc. GST, higher from mobiles or public phones. Marine forecasts are also available on VHF and HF radio. View the radio schedule on www.bom.gov.au/marine

Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.