Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Friday 29 May 2015.

Weather Situation

A weak high pressure ridge over northern Victoria will move further northwards on Saturday as a cold front embedded in a westerly airflow crosses Bass Strait. A stronger cold front will move from the Southern Ocean to reach Western Bass Strait on Sunday morning then extend across the bays during the afternoon to reach the east of Bass Strait Sunday evening. A very cold and unstable southwest to southerly airstream will follow over Bass Strait on Monday but this airflow will moderate on Tuesday a new high pressure system approaches western Bass Strait.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Westerly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 30 May

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly in the morning and then reaching 25 knots at times in the south.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 31 May

Winds
Northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southwesterly in the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the evening. Possible hail in the evening.

Monday 1 June

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the north.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Possible hail in the morning.

Tuesday 2 June

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
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 5:10 am EST Saturday.

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