Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Monday 18 February 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure is clearing far eastern waters this evening. The next ridge of high pressure will extend over inland Victoria on Tuesday. A cold front crossing the Southern Ocean with reach far southwestern Victoria waters late Wednesday and will move through Bass Strait Wednesday night. On Thursday then next high pressure system will move from waters south of the Bight to be centred just to the southwest of Victoria. On Friday the high will drift slowly southwards, passing south of Tasmania over the weekend.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Port Phillip

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the evening, then easing to 15 to 20 knots by midnight.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Tuesday 19 February

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Winds easing to 10 to 15 knots by midnight.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 20 February

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon then tending west to southwesterly in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 21 February

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 22 February

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Tuesday.

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