Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Issued at 4:40 pm EST on Friday 19 August 2022
for the period until midnight EST Tuesday 23 August 2022.
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.
A cold front will cross Bass Strait on Saturday morning, with a high over South Australia expected to extend a ridge across western Bass Strait later on Saturday. The high will move eastward on Sunday resulting in settled conditions. Another front building over the Bight on the weekend will cross Bass Strait on Monday afternoon, leaving a cold southwesterly flow in its wake on Tuesday.
Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy.
Winds: West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southerly in the morning. Winds easing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres later in the evening. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.
Winds: North to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.
Winds: Northerly 20 to 30 knots shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the evening. Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers, with possible small hail in the evening.
Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning westerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers, with possible small hail in the morning.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EST Saturday.
* 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.