Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:10 am EDT on Friday 24 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system over the eastern Tasman Sea will remain slow moving over the next few days. A low pressure trough will linger over western Bass Strait until Saturday night, then move eastwards across central and eastern Bass Strait during Sunday. A high pressure system that develops over the Bight during Sunday, will move south of Tasmania during Monday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots around midday, then tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Stronger squalls possible with thunderstorms.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening.

Saturday 25 November

Winds
Variable about 10 knots.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening.

Sunday 26 November

Winds
North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the evening.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon.

Monday 27 November

Winds
South to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres in the north during the afternoon.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

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 Friday.

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