Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Tuesday 19 February 2019.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends across the Bight and Victoria, directing a southwesterly air flow over Bass Strait. A cold front approaching from the southwest is forecast to cross Bass Strait during Wednesday. During Thursday a high pressure system will move from waters south of the Bight to be centred just southwest of Victoria, then drift slowly southwards on Friday, passing south of Tasmania over the weekend.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots gradually decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 20 February

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning, then turning south to southwesterly during the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots in the late afternoon and early evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 21 February

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Friday 22 February

Winds
East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 23 February

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 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 Wednesday.

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