Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 10:00 am EDT on Wednesday 1 December 2021.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system east of Tasmania will continue moving east today allowing a low pressure trough to enter southwestern Victoria this morning, then move over eastern Victoria during Thursday as a high to the west extends a ridge over western Victoria and a cold front crosses Tasmania. The front and trough are forecast to clear away to the east later on Friday with the ridge then extending across southern Victoria throughout Saturday.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly during the afternoon then shifting south to southwesterly during the early evening.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Humid. Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon and early evening.

Thursday 2 December

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Port Phillip

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then shifting south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots around the middle of the day. Winds increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the late afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Humid. Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Friday 3 December

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 4 December

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southerly 15 to 25 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres in the north during the afternoon.
Weather
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 4:40 pm EDT Wednesday.

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