Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

View the current warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EST on Wednesday 20 August 2014.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system south of Adelaide will drift slowly eastwards, passing across Tasmania tonight then moving over the southern Tasman Sea on Thursday and Friday. A cold front will move across the Bight on Friday and weaken to a trough as it approaches western Bass Strait late on Saturday. The weak trough will be slow moving near western Bass Strait on Sunday as the next high pressure system moves from the Bight towards western Victoria by late in the day.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.

Thursday 21 August

Winds
Variable below 10 knots tending east to northeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 0.5 metres.

Friday 22 August

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then decreasing to about 10 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Saturday 23 August

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

Sunday 24 August

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming easterly during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre.

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 Thursday.

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