Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Tuesday 27 February 2024.

Weather Situation

A high pressure ridge over the Tasman will extend a ridge over Victoria ahead of a cold front that will cross western and central coastal waters on Wednesday afternoon then eastern waters on Thursday afternoon. The next ridge of high pressure will then extend over Bass Strait from the west during Thursday and Friday, and remain over the weekend.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 28 February

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Port Phillip

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots early in the morning, increasing to 30 knots in the late afternoon then shifting southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon.

Thursday 29 February

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly in the early afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy.

Friday 1 March

Winds
South to southeasterly below 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly during the morning then tending southerly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 2 March

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the north during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Cloudy.

Please be awareWind 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.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EDT Wednesday.

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