Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EST on Friday 18 August 2017.

Weather Situation

A cold front will cross Victorian coastal waters during Friday. A high pressure system will develop over South Australia following the front then move over Victoria during Saturday. The high will move rapidly northeast during Sunday as another cold front and associated low pressure system develops over the Bight then moves across Bass Strait on Monday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Port Phillip

Winds
West to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots becoming southwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the evening. Squalls to 45 knots possible with showers and thunderstorms.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible hail.

Saturday 19 August

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon then tending west to southwesterly below 10 knots during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Sunday 20 August

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then tending northerly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Monday 21 August

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the morning, then decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 60% 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 EST Friday.

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