Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 10:05 am EDT on Tuesday 28 March 2017.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure will extend across Victoria from the Bight during Tuesday. A cold front will enter southwest Victorian coastal waters Wednesday afternoon, crossing the remainder of Bass Strait Wednesday night, leaving a fresh southwesterly airflow across Bass Strait on Thursday. A weak ridge of high pressure will extend over northern Victoria on Friday, then a weak cold front will pass across Tasmania Friday night.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Sunny.

Wednesday 29 March

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Port Phillip

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning then tending northwesterly during the afternoon. A southwesterly change of 25 to 30 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny day. 90% chance of showers in the evening.

Thursday 30 March

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southerly 15 to 20 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Friday 31 March

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 40% 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 EDT Tuesday.

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