Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Sunday 5 July 2015.

Weather Situation

A small low pressure system and associated cold front south of the Bight will move eastwards and the front will enter western Victoria during Monday but will weaken as it moves across central districts on Monday night. The low will sit just west of Bass Strait on Monday then it too will weaken before sliding southwards later on Tuesday. A high pressure system will pass well south of Tasmania during Monday and Tuesday to lie over the southern Tasman Sea on Wednesday and a ridge will extend northwards from this high to the New south wales coast. Another weakening low and cold front will approach western Bass Strait on Thursday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the south.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Monday 6 July

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the south in the late morning.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the south.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Tuesday 7 July

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 8 July

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 9 July

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Monday.

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