Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:27 pm EDT on Tuesday 31 March 2015.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea extends a ridge towards South Australia. The ridge will weaken as a trough of low pressure crosses western and central Bass Strait on Wednesday afternoon and evening. The cold front will clear the far east early Thursday. The next high pressure system will move from south of the Bight to be near Tasmania on Thursday night and Friday. A trough of low pressure will extend from southern NSW to northeastern Victoria on Saturday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 1 April

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Port Phillip

Winds
Variable below 10 knots becoming northerly and increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the morning. Wind easing to 15 to 25 knots early afternoon then turning northwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny. 20% chance of rain.

Thursday 2 April

Winds
Westerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 30 knots before shifting south to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

Friday 3 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, up to 25 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 4 April

Winds
East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the north.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower.

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 Wednesday.

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