Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Tuesday 24 January 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system will move over the Bight during Wednesday and extend a ridge over southern Victoria. The high should prop just west of Victoria on Thursday then squeeze through Bass Strait to reach the Tasman Sea on Friday. On Saturday a weak cold front is expected to cross Tasmania then a small high centre should follow over Tasmania on Sunday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots, easing to 10 to 15 knots late in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Clear.

Wednesday 25 January

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the north in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Weather
Sunny.

Thursday 26 January

Winds
South to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 27 January

Winds
South to southeasterly below 10 knots tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then tending south to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Saturday 28 January

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 15 to 20 knots during the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Sunny.

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 EDT Wednesday.

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