Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 2:47 pm EDT on Friday 26 February 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system to the west will weaken and move east of Tasmania on Saturday, while a weak low pressure trough extends into western coastal waters from inland NSW. This trough will slowly move to the east during Sunday and Monday, followed by a cold front moving through Bass Strait on Monday night. Another high strengthening in the Bight will extend a ridge over the State from late Monday, which will persist throughout the week.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 27 February

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming variable in the middle of the day then shifting south to southwesterly in the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Sunday 28 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day then tending south to southwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Monday 1 March

Winds
Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Tuesday 2 March

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EDT Saturday.

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