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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip

Issued at 4:40 pm EST on Sunday 5 July 2020
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 9 July 2020.

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 high pressure system centred near Adelaide will slowly push eastwards, reaching the western Victorian border by Monday. The tail end of a weak cold front will clip southern Victoria during early Tuesday, with the high then moving further east to replace the front later on Tuesday. By Wednesday the high will move over the Tasman and become near stationary. A deep trough to the southwest is expected to reach the Bight and develop a low pressure system by Thursday night.

Forecast for Sunday 5 July until midnight

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

Forecast for Monday 6 July

Winds: West to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Forecast for Tuesday 7 July

Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly during the morning. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Weather: Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Forecast for Wednesday 8 July

Winds: East to southeasterly below 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

Forecast for Thursday 9 July

Winds: Northerly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.

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

* 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.