Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Thursday 21 October 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea will continue moving east today as a low pressure trough approaches from the west. The trough is forecast to enter western Bass Strait this afternoon before stalling during the evening. The trough will move slowly across central waters on Friday, before clearing eastern waters during Saturday as a large high pressure system develops south of the Bight. A southerly airstream will then become established and continue into Sunday as the high approaches Tasmania.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending north to northeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the morning then tending east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the south.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 22 October

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Saturday 23 October

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers.

Sunday 24 October

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers.

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 4:40 pm EDT Thursday.

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