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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip

Issued at 5:10 am EST on Wednesday 22 September 2021
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 25 September 2021.

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 large high pressure system centred over the Bight extends a ridge over northern Victoria. The high will move slowly eastwards to the north of the State during Wednesday and Thursday. A cold front will approach from the southwest later on Thursday before crossing Victorian waters on Friday. A new high approaching from the west will extend a ridge over Victoria on Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday 22 September until midnight

Winds: Westerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the south in the early afternoon. Winds turning northwesterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy.

Forecast for Thursday 23 September

Winds: West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Friday 24 September

Winds: Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning westerly 20 to 30 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning. Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Forecast for Saturday 25 September

Winds: West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:40 pm EST Wednesday.

* 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.