Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Wednesday 28 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A weak low pressure trough will weaken further is it moves over western Victorian coastal waters this afternoon. A cold front over the Southern Ocean is expected to cross Bass Strait on Thursday, expected near Portland 1200hrs Thursday, Wilsons Promontory around 1500hrs and Gabo Island around 1900hrs Thursday. A low pressure complex will then develop over the Tasman Sea on Friday as a ridge of high pressure extends over western and central Bass Strait waters. The ridge will contract to eastern waters on Saturday as another low pressure system develops over waters south of the Bight.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, locally reaching up to 20 knots this morning and again this evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Thursday 29 June

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Port Phillip

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending westerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then shifting southwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the late afternoon and early evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Friday 30 June

Winds
Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Saturday 1 July

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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 Wednesday.

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