Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Friday 23 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system approaching northwestern Victoria currently extends a deepening trough across the west of the state. The trough will move eastwards on Saturday, connecting with a cold front sweeping across Tasmania, and eventually clearing Victoria late in the day. A large high pressure system crossing the Bight will extend a ridge across Tasmania on Sunday, while a low pressure trough develops over northeastern Victoria. The high will pass south of Tasmania late Monday and early Tuesday while maintaining a ridge over the Bight and an easterly flow over Victoria.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Humid. Cloudy. Near 100% chance of rain, heavy at times in the north in the afternoon and evening. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening.

Saturday 24 October

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Port Phillip

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 20 knots turning southerly 15 to 25 knots during the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Weather
Cloudy. 95% chance of rain.

Sunday 25 October

Winds
Southerly 20 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy.

Monday 26 October

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

Tuesday 27 October

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots turning easterly during the evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly 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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