Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Wednesday 21 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A cold front is expected to reach western waters around midnight tonight before crossing the rest of Bass Strait on Thursday morning. A high pressure system building over the Bight on Thursday will then extend a ridge towards NSW on Friday and maintain a west to southwesterly airstream into the weekend with occasional embedded weak fronts moving through Bass Strait.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 22 April

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending westerly 15 to 25 knots in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Friday 23 April

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Saturday 24 April

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Sunday 25 April

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southwesterly during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% 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 5:10 am EST Thursday.

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