Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Thursday 30 October 2014.
A ridge of high pressure will persist over northern Victoria today. A cold front will move from the Southern Ocean to reach western Bass Strait late on Friday afternoon then cross the remaining coastal waters overnight and early Saturday. Another high pressure system will move over Bight waters later on Saturday drifting slowly towards western Bass Strait on Sunday, reaching the Tasman Sea on Monday.
Forecast for Thursday until midnight
- North to northeasterly below 10 knots.
- Mostly clear.
Friday 31 October
- Northeasterly to around 10 knots tending easterly in the afternoon then tending northerly at night.
- Partly cloudy.
Saturday 1 November
- Northerly 10 to 15 knots shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
- Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.
Sunday 2 November
- Westerly 15 to 20 knots tending southwesterly during the day.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.
Monday 3 November
- West to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming southwesterly during the morning then becoming east to southeasterly during the day.
Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EDT Friday.