Port Phillip Local Waters Forecast

No warnings for Victoria

Forecast issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Thursday 11 February 2016.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends from south of the Bight to the Tasman Sea. A cold front will approach western Bass Strait later on Saturday then cross the remainder of Bass Strait on Saturday night. On Sunday a high pressure system well west of WA will move slowly eastwards, reaching the Bight on Monday. A low pressure system will also develop near Tasmania on Monday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Mostly clear.

Friday 12 February

Winds
South to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Saturday 13 February

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then southwesterly 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Sunday 14 February

Winds
Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots for a period in the afternoon and early evening.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Monday 15 February

Winds
West to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots by early afternoon.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

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 EDT Friday.

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