Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Wednesday 26 November 2014.

Weather Situation

A cold front embedded in a west to southwesterly airflow will move across southern Victoria today. A high pressure system south of the Bight will drift slowly eastwards and will be centred just to the southwest of Victoria on Thursday and Friday. The high will extend a ridge eastwards across Bass Strait to the Tasman Sea. On Saturday, the high will drift southwards but a new high is expected to form over the Tasman Sea.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Westerly around 15 knots turning southwest to southerly 15 to 20 knots around the middle of the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the north around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers during the morning and afternoon.

Thursday 27 November

Winds
Southerly 10 to 15 knots freshening to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon before easing to 10 to 15 knots at night.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Cloud clearing.

Friday 28 November

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then tending south to southeasterly during the evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.
Weather
Sunny.

Saturday 29 November

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 4:40 pm EDT Wednesday.

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