Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Thursday 30 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A cold front near Portland at 1600 this afternoon should cross the bays and Wilsons Promontory around 2100 tonight then clear eastern waters about 0200 Friday. Another cold front will approach far western Bass Strait Friday night before sweeping across Bass Strait during Saturday and another looks set to follow Sunday night into Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Gale Warning for Thursday for Port Phillip

Winds
Northerly 25 to 35 knots turning westerly then easing to 15 to 25 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

Friday 31 July

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning then turning northwest to northerly in the late afternoon and reaching 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the south later in the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Saturday 1 August

Winds
Northerly increasing to 20 to 30 knots before dawn then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning then easing to around 15 knots in the afternoon and tending northwest to westerly by evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Sunday 2 August

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 3 August

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots turning southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the morning then tending westerly 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers, with possible hail in the morning and afternoon.

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 EST Friday.

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