Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Sunday 19 February 2017.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system crossing Tasmania has an associated upper level trough and cold airmass crossing Bass Strait and Victoria. The low and upper level cold trough will move away to the southeast of Tasmania on Monday as a high pressure system approaches Victoria from the west. The high will drift across Victoria and Bass Strait on Tuesday then over the southern Tasman Sea on Wednesday. A weakening cold front is expected to reach western Victoria late on Wednesday afternoon, crossing the bays close to midnight and reaching the east of the State on Thursday morning. A new high pressure ridge will extend from Bight waters to southern Victoria later on Thursday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Port Phillip

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching 30 knots at times.
Seas
1.5 to 2 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible hail.

Monday 20 February

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Port Phillip

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots easing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning, with possible hail in the south.

Tuesday 21 February

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming east to southeasterly in the evening and freshening to 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Mostly around 0.5 metres.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 22 February

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Thursday 23 February

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then turning southerly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
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 Monday.

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