Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Tuesday 23 April 2019.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight extends a ridge across Bass Strait to another high pressure system over the Tasman Sea. The ridge will contract northwards and weaken on Wednesday as a cold front crosses Tasmania late in the day. A stronger cold front is forecast to approach southwest Victorian coastal waters late on Thursday before moving across Bass Strait early Friday morning.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly around 10 knots tending southerly and increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then tending south to southeasterly at 10 knots tonight.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

Wednesday 24 April

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly in the afternoon then turning west to northwesterly below 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Thursday 25 April

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing 15 to 20 knots at night.
Seas
Below 1 metre increasing to around 1 metre at night.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 26 April

Winds
West to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots tending west to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

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 Tuesday.

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