Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Friday 27 May 2016.

Weather Situation

A low positioned near the southwest Victorian coast will move ashore then weaken tonight as it tracks towards New South Wales. An intense low in the Tasman Sea extends a trough towards the east coast, with this second low expected to move further east tonight. A high pressure system will develop over South Australia later on Saturday then move across New South Wales on Sunday, extending a ridge southward across Victoria. The ridge will move slowly eastward, reaching far eastern Bass Strait by Tuesday night.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly below 10 knots tending easterly at night.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 28 May

Winds
Northeast to southeasterly below 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning then tending west to southwesterly in the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers.

Sunday 29 May

Winds
West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 30 May

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Tuesday 31 May

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

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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