Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:46 pm EST on Saturday 19 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred over northwestern Victoria will continue to drift eastwards during Sunday and Monday to reach the central Tasman Sea by Tuesday. A cold front will move across Bass Strait later on Sunday followed by another front which will reach far western Victoria late on Monday. This front will cross the remainder of the State on Tuesday as the next high pressure system develops over the Bight. A high pressure ridge will move over northern Victoria on Thursday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Sunday 20 April

Winds
Northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots before dawn then tending westerly in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Monday 21 April

Winds
Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northerly 15 to 25 knots in the morning then increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening.

Tuesday 22 April

Winds
Northerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning then shifting south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.

Wednesday 23 April

Winds
Southwesterly about 10 knots becoming westerly during the morning then becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

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 EST Sunday.

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