Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:20 am EST on Tuesday 26 July 2016.

Weather Situation

A cold front south of the Bight will move rapidly eastwards on Tuesday, and is expected to reach Port Phillip Heads around 0200 hrs Wednesday. A high pressure system will then develop over South Australia on Wednesday as another front passes to the south of Victoria Wednesday night. The high will then move slowly east across southern New South Wales on Thursday and Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Gale Warning for Tuesday for Port Phillip

Winds
Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending more northerly during the afternoon and reaching up to 35 knots in the evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Becoming cloudy. 60% chance of showers, with possible hail during this afternoon and evening.

Wednesday 27 July

Gale Warning for Wednesday for Port Phillip

Winds
West to northwesterly 25 to 30 knots tending west to southwesterly 30 to 40 knots before dawn then tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers in the morning.

Thursday 28 July

Winds
West to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots, easing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Friday 29 July

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning westerly during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

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 4:40 pm EST Tuesday.

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