Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Thursday 2 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the Bight will drift across Victoria during tomorrow, then move over the northern Tasman Sea on Saturday. A weak cold front will reach western Bass Strait during Saturday afternoon, central Bass Strait on Saturday night and then clear the east on Sunday morning. A stronger cold front will move rapidly towards Bass Strait on Monday morning, reaching western areas late afternoon and central and eastern districts in the evening and at night.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the south in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Friday 3 October

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Saturday 4 October

Winds
Northeasterly below 10 knots tending northerly 15 to 20 knots before dawn.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning.

Sunday 5 October

Winds
West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting southerly during the afternoon and tending east to southeasterly around 10 knot during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Monday 6 October

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending northerly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon then tending northwesterly 20 to 30 knots during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or 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 Friday.

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