Forecast issued at 10:34 am EDT on Sunday 26 October 2014.
A high pressure system to the southeast of Tasmania will drift eastwards today. A cold front approaching from the west is expected near Portland 2100hrs Sunday, Cape Otway 0200hrs Monday, Wilsons Promontory 0600hrs and Gabo Island 1200hrs Monday. Another cold front embedded in a westerly airflow will move through Bass Strait on Tuesday as a high pressure system crosses waters south of the Bight. The high will weaken as it moves across inland Victoria on Wednesday.
Forecast for Sunday until midnight
- Southerly wind 5 to 10 knots becoming variable to 10 knots during the late morning before tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.
- Below 0.5 metres.
- Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm this evening.
Monday 27 October
Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Port Phillip
- Northerly 15 to 20 knots, locally 25 knots, shifting west to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the early morning. Winds tending west to southwest at 20 to 30 knots late morning.
- Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
- Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.
Tuesday 28 October
- Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning westerly during the morning.
- 1 to 1.5 metres.
- Cloudy. 60% chance of showers.
Wednesday 29 October
- Westerly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southwesterly below 10 knots during the day then becoming west to southwesterly during the evening.
- Around 1 metre.
- Partly cloudy. 20% 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 4:40 pm EDT Sunday.