Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Wednesday 26 November 2014.

Weather Situation

The northern tip of a cold front lying across southern Victoria will move away to the east tonight. A high pressure system south of the Bight will drift slowly eastwards and will be centred just to the southwest of Victoria on Thursday with a strong ridge extending through Bass Strait to the NSW coast. On Friday another weak cold front will cross Tasmania then the high pressure system is expected to gradually move to the south of Tasmania during the weekend. A low pressure trough will develop over South Australia on Sunday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the north.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 27 November

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots, freshening to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Up to 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 28 November

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots and afternoon seabreezes reaching 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Saturday 29 November

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 30 November

Winds
Variable about 10 knots. Afternoon and evening seabreezes of 10 to 15 knots. Winds tending northeasterly about 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

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 Thursday.

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