Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:43 pm EDT on Tuesday 25 January 2022.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Southern Ocean will cross the southern Tasman Sea over the next few days as it extends a ridge along the NSW coast. A low pressure trough over eastern South Australia will move only slowly eastwards over the coming days, reaching western Victorian waters later on Thursday before crossing central and eastern waters on Friday into early Saturday morning.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly and easing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Humid. Clear.

Wednesday 26 January

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming east to southeasterly in the early afternoon and reaching 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots in the south in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres around midday, then increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Humid. Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon and evening.

Thursday 27 January

Winds
Easterly 15 to 20 knots turning northerly early in the morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Humid. Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Friday 28 January

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots shifting southerly during the afternoon. Winds tending southeasterly in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 29 January

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloudy.

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 EDT Wednesday.

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