Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Tuesday 23 September 2014.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system lies over the Tasman Sea. A low pressure trough will move from South Australia towards western Bass Strait late today then move across Bass Strait on Wednesday and early Thursday. The next high pressure system will form over the the head of the Bight on Thursday, while a weak change will move through the Strait on Friday. The high will then move slowly eastwards across southern New South Wales on Friday and into the west Tasman Sea on Saturday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Wednesday 24 September

Winds
Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the south in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
The chance of thunderstorms developing early in the morning, clearing late in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the late afternoon and evening.

Thursday 25 September

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly below 10 knots in the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Friday 26 September

Winds
West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeast to southwesterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Saturday 27 September

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning, then tending southeast to southwesterly 5 to 10 knots for a period during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the evening.

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 Wednesday.

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