Forecast issued at 5:34 am EDT on Saturday 29 October 2016.
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will continue to slowly drift eastward as a strong cold front develops over the Bight later today. The cold front will cross Victoria on Sunday. A cold unstable west to southwesterly airflow will follow the front on Monday with another, weaker cold front likely to affect southern Victoria on Tuesday.
Forecast for Saturday until midnight
- Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Afternoon seabreezes of around 10 knots.
- Below 0.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy.
Sunday 30 October
Gale Warning for Sunday for Port Phillip
- Northerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 25 to 35 knots during the morning before shifting west to southwesterly 25 to 35 knots in the afternoon.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers, with possible hail at night. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and early afternoon.
Monday 31 October
- Westerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening.
- 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning with possible hail.
Tuesday 1 November
- Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
- Around 1 metre.
- Partly 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 Saturday.